Precious decorations and shining metals stand out and catch eye of any passerby.
The simple and clean lines of these vases exalt the precious metallic decoration, with elegant and graceful light and shadow.
A simple but effective decoration stands out on the white background, in a clean and accurate drawing. While Gold is pure light, liquid metal that reflects and seems to shine, bronze takes earth tones also playing with light in a softer way.
Since the dawn of time, gold represented wealth and power. It was used to glorify divinities or kings, it was wearable and it was also used as a currency. For centuries alchemists tried to find ways of changing led into gold, but to create gold would be like cheating death, a mere impossibility. Alchemy gold symbolizes the astrologic and hieroglyphic sign for the sun as gold was assimilated with the stars.
Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper and tin. The Bronze Age, which goes from 3500 b.C. to the 1200 BC is representative of this element. Although it is a poor quality alloy, its characteristic features make it necessary for the creation for many things. The first coins, for example, were forged with bronze. There are statues that have been cast from bronze that have lasted centuries which only goes to show the durability of this alloy.
Depending where you live in the world at certain times of the day we here the sound of bells. We may not be able to see the bells but we can hear them far into the distance. This is an example of how a solid metal like bronze can create beauty in so many different ways. Their sound is moving and stirs in us a divine call, like a prayer made of music, which spreads in time and space. These Ahura vases recall the shape of bells, with their tapered body and gently opening lip.
The printed circuit was invented in 1936 as a part of a radio set, but it become a commonality in consumer electronics in the 1950s. The circuits are made by a layer of copper printed on an insulating board linking individual electronic components. The pattern is a series of dots linked by straight lines, like a labyrinth along which electricity runs.