Japanese jewellery designer Yuta Ishihara was born in Yamanashi, Japan, and now resides in Tokyo. He studied jewellery design in Tokyo and in 2008, he started designing and producing custom jewellery. By 2010, he established his company : shihara.
Yuta considers jewellery from a theoretical standpoint, while updating the conventional rules, functions and structure of jewellery into a more clean, streamlined and beautiful design. Necklaces designed without clasps, or using functional parts of earrings such as catches and posts as part of the overall designs are a few examples his many innovative creations.
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