Posted on July 17, 2012 by Teresa Cannata'

Despite living in a hyper-technological world and using lots of technology myself, I am a nostalgic who loves all things coming from the past. This doesn’t only include a passion for different forms of art (cinema and music in primis) but for materials as well. The peculiar feel that an old fabric has is something which can only be imitated, not duplicated, but there are some “old” materials which can still be used: they perfectly symbolize this technology-addicted era, but at the same time keep part of their old charm. I bet it’s hard to believe perspex – the synthetic polymer of methyl methacrylate – was first created in 1928: this material is more than 80 years old, but still looks avant-garde, especially when used for jewellery and accessories.
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