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My name is Zoltán Tóth. I have been producing jewelry as a freelance designer since 1998. I graduated that jear. I use a lot of materials and old… Read More
My name is Zoltán Tóth. I have been producing jewelry as a freelance designer since 1998. I graduated that jear. I use a lot of materials and old techniques. I am inspirated by nature, the sculpturesque forms of nature (insects, reptiles and the motions of big cats). Why is the jewelry? These pieces are mostly created with incredible care and differend kinds of materials are used in one piece. My works usually belong to two groups. The first is the figured or sculptural jewelry, the other is shibayama jewelry. The figures only seem natural at first sight. The size of the piece and the emphasizable character determines how natural it could be.I use chisels to carve the pattern everytime rotating in my hand. The form determines the material and the material determines the form. The impetuous curve of the back of the silver gazelles and the cornered bakelite block together show tension. The sibayama is special inlay technique which consists of a base plate and small elements. This technique has mostly used on personal belongings (vases, boxes) in Japan. The sibayama pieces can draw attention because they are pictorial and tell a story. The freeze-frame pictures or the missing parts provoke ideas and awake memories. For example the flying bird is as important as the empty place next to it. The sibayama technique shows its Japanese origins. Therefore I design the othe parts to show European characteristics. Read Less
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Zoltán Tóth
Jewellery Artist
My name is Zoltán Tóth. I havebeen producing jewelry as a freelance designer since 1998. I graduated thatjear. I use a lot of materials and old techniques. I am inspirated by nature,the sculpturesque forms of  nature(insects, reptiles and the motions of big cats). Why is the jewelry? These  pieces are mostly created with incrediblecare and differend kinds of materials are used in one piece. My works usuallybelong to two groups. The first is the figured or sculptural jewelry, the otheris shibayama jewelry. The figures only seem natural at first sight. The sizeof  the piece and the emphasizablecharacter determines how natural it could be.I use chisels to carve the patterneverytime rotating in my hand. The form determines the material and thematerial determines the form. The impetuous curve of the back of the silvergazelles and the cornered bakelite block together show tension.
The sibayama is special inlaytechnique which consists of a base plate and small elements.
This technique has mostly used onpersonal belongings (vases, boxes) in Japan. The
sibayama pieces can  draw attention because they are pictorial andtell a story. The freeze-frame pictures or the missing parts provoke ideas andawake memories. For example the flying bird is as important as the empty placenext to it. The sibayama technique shows its Japanese origins. Therefore  I design the othe parts to show Europeancharacteristics.