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Values and Choices
Hi there, It's election day here in Israel. None of the parties are an exact fit to my world view, so I had to make choices. I had to check my values, and consider each of them against the values of the possible parties from which I had to choose. It was about choosing the most important values. Those that will ensure a democratic compassionate future for our neck of the wood. When designing a new piece of jewelry, I always go back to the core values of BAARA Jewelry. Minimal Well designed and well made Handmade Eco friendly and...
Minimalism and Minimal Jewelry
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What is minimalism? Ever since I started designing minimal jewelry three years ago, I kept asking myself that question. Intuitively I knew what that meant, but it felt like I needed to further understand it in order to be able to fully stand behind the rather big announcement (for me at least) that BAARA Jewelry offers minimal jewelry designs. In my journey to investigate what it meant to be offering minimal jewelry, I went to my friends and asked them what minimalism represented for them. I asked them to tell me what they thought minimalism meant. I wanted them to share...
Minimalism in Design
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Why are so many of us drawn to minimalist design?
In my journey to understanding minimalism I mapped the elements by which we can measure a good minimal design: Balance, space, details, form and function.
It is about simplicity along with sophistication.
To learn more, continue reading.
The Concrete Squares Collection
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Hi there, Finally. It's here. A long overdue new concrete jewelry collection. The timing This collection took its time to appear. I created the first pieces of it almost a year ago, and still, I hesitated with the launch, took my time. I tested each piece for durability and comfort by wearing them myself, letting friends and family wear them and report back to me on their experience. Only now, when I am 100% sure each necklace, ring and earring will sustain heavy use and stay as beautiful as on the first time they were worn, I am putting...
Jewelry Story - The Long Orbit Concrete Necklace
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This is a very meaningful necklace for me. I thought I would share with you how this piece came to life. In this photo: the orbit concrete necklace in gold. Photo credit: Baara Guggenheim I designed this minimal necklace when my sister finally got pregnant. She tried to get pregnant for a long time, so it was a big moment. As cliché as it may be, motherhood is very important to me. It changed my life. It transformed me as a person and made me grow and become a better person. It still does. It grounded me and made me...