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Black Knot Jewelry by Yuni Kim Lang
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Michigan-based artist Yuni Kim Lang creates modern jewelry out of ordinary black rope that was inspired by Korean and Chinese cultural references, like the Button Knot.

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The bold pieces are made from an industrial polypropylene rope that is formed into knotted wearable sculptures that make you forget what they’re made of.

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From the artist:

The pieces explore how history and culture can coexist in our fashion world; bringing back the beauty of the old in a new way to meet the needs of the present.

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Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.