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JAKHU MEANS "THINGS OF VALUE" IN AYMARA,

A NATIVE LANGUAGE FROM THE CENTRAL   ANDES

IN SOUTH AMERICA.

 

JAKHU STUDIO CREATES A BRIDGE AMONGST PAST

TRADITION AND CONTEMPORARY  CULTURE,

BRINGING TOGETHER THE LOVE FOR THE OLD AND NEW,

IN AN INTENT  TO  PROMOTE THE IMPORTANCE

AND VALUE OF ART, CRAFT, DESIGN & SUSTAINABILITY.

 

THE OUTSTANDING PERUVIAN metalsmithing,

 ITS ANCIENT HERITAGE AND

THE  EXTRAORDINARY NATURAL BEAUTY OF PERU,

INSPIRED US TO CREATE THIS PROJECT IN  A

COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP

WITH LOCAL SILVERSMITHS  FROM THE HUANCAYO REGION,

VALUING THE SLOW MADE OVER THE MASS PRODUCED,

THE HUMAN OVER THE MACHINE,

AND SAFEGUARDING PERUVIAN JEWELLERY

TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES.

 

THIS IS A STORY OF TWO RELATIVES,

BOUNDED BY A STRONG FAMILY TIE

AND THEIR MUTUAL PASSION FOR LIFE, NATURE,

ART, DESIGN AND CRAFTSMANSHIP.

 

THIS IS A STORY OF A JOURNEY,

THIS IS A STORY OF HUMANS ...