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Dominykas Vakrinas

Dominykas Vakrinas Jewellery maker
Contact
Lithuanian, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+370 68580344
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From violins to jewellery

  • • Dominykas is a storyteller
  • • He strives for the perfect execution of each piece
  • • He is fascinated by gold and diamonds

From an early age Dominykas Vakrinas spent his time observing his grandfather making carpentry. Later, he started fixing string instruments himself. The love of hand craftsmanship and precise execution is what led him from wood to jewellery. Now he creates original works in his workshop, each of them characterized by precision, and a harmony between the classic and the modern. Each of his pieces are the result of communication between the artist and the client, whether it be for a piece of jewellery or a small sculpture. He pays a great deal of attention to the personal relationship with the wearer of the piece; the work must delight the client, tell a story and be perfectly polished. His creations are both contemporary and unique but do lean towards classicism.

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Works

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Five rings

These five separate rings are forged from white and red gold, embellished with distinctive textures and diamonds. Fully handmade, they are created for individual orders.

Size 17 cm

Dominykas Vakrinas Jewellery maker
Photo: © Dominykas Vakrinas
Pendant for sisters

The pendants are decorated with olive trees and the number of their leaves count the age of the sisters. On the edges, it has the sisters and mother's names engraved, which can be read when put together.

Height 1.6 cm
Width 0.3 cm

Dominykas Vakrinas Jewellery maker
Photo: © Dominykas Vakrinas
Earrings

These original earrings of minimalist design were handcrafted from white gold and zirconium oxide, which is usually used in dentistry.

Length 1 cm
Width 0.4 cm
Height 0.7 cm

Dominykas Vakrinas Jewellery maker
Photo: © Dominykas Vakrinas
60th birthday earrings

Shaped into cracked eggshells, these white gold earrings were adorned with 60 diamonds in total to mark the 60th birthday of a client.

Length 1.8 cm
Width 1.2 cm
Depth 0.6 cm

Dominykas Vakrinas Jewellery maker
Photo: © Dominykas Vakrinas
Dream Mill

Commissioned as a gift for a baptism, as a “windmill to blow when a wish is made”, this sculpture was hand forged from stainless steel and red gold.

Height 7 cm
Width 2.9 cm

Dominykas Vakrinas Jewellery maker

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