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- Issue date
- 4 February 2023
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Wing, a trained sculptor, pioneered a new take on jewellery, using teeny tiny and beautiful stones to create delicate, dreamy pieces. She is known for her signature shapes, modern designs with an experimental edge, and use of ethically sourced opals and diamonds.
A precious and highly durable metal which comes in different golden hues depending on its purity.
58.3% gold content, relatively hard with a subdued yellow hue, making it a popular choice for jewellery that lasts a lifetime.
Made of a single, solid precious metal or metal alloy. Highly durable, can always be re-polished to regain its shine after wear.
The surface has been polished to give it a bright shine. It can always be re-polished to regain its shine after wear.
6 × Diamonds
The unit of weight for diamonds, equivalent to 0.2 grams.
Almost completely colourless, a rare white and highly valuable. (Grade F)
Size and fit
Wing Yau: "Every piece is an iteration of the same idea, a little piece of the process."
Where does the name, WWAKE, come from?
The name WWAKE is a metaphor for how I like to design—many gestures that come together as a whole, with ease and poetry, just like the waves in a body of water. Every piece is an iteration of the same idea, a little piece of the process. That’s how I like to design collections. (and the two W’s are a visual metaphor for a wake, like concrete poetry.)
Is there one place or country that you hold dearest?
Well, I lived for many years in Peru, so I would say I have a lot of nostalgia attached to the places I visited there. That said, to me travel is all about immersing yourself in another culture and learning, and I’ve been inspired and grown so much as a person from most places I’ve been. It’s hard to pick just one!