Our curator Miranda says:
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- Issue date
- 11 August 2022
All jewellery pieces sold or appraised by Finematter have a digital certificate of authenticity.
Besides proof of ownership, it verifies the quality of your piece, including designer, metal, and gemstones.
If you are buying this as a gift, it can be transferred to give the receiver direct access to the warranty, aftercare services, and more.
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 precious metal, this piece will never oxidise or discolour and will keep its looks for generations.
The surface has been polished to give it a bright shine. It can always be repolished to regain its shine after wear.
2 × Diamonds
The unit of weight for diamonds, equivalent to 0.2 grams, or about 6.4mm in diameter (slightly smaller than a regular pencil-end eraser)
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!