Unique Pieces Jewels
In 2004 at Milan, i met old watches casually packed into the box covered
with dust in the antique market.There was a special shine in the old watches
and i was wondering if these can not be used again by any means.
Old things have a particular indefinable colors,warped shape and mysterious feeling.
They have their own stories like our human-being. I wanted to apply new light to a
thing that was not able to be used by becoming old, a thing that is broken,and the
thing that has been forgotten again. And this was the main motivation to produce
unique pieces of Tomoko Tokuda. Going to the antique markets in various places,
i choose various parts and they are combined by the hand work.
The structure of my creation is almost asimetry like our body and inperfect like
Born in Tokyo,moved to Milan,Italy when she was 4years old for father’s business.
After graduate at middle school,moved to Alsace in France for high school education.
Majored in art history at Grenoble University. After graduate,studied fashion at
LISAA in Paris untile 2002,and returned to Milan to learn dress pattern at Carlo Secoli.
Took charge of embroidery design of “Trust Toilette”, the first line of Ashcorp Ltd.
Set up her own accessory brand “Tomoko Tokuda”.