Timeless, Simple and imperfect : Mihanikî
Posted on November 17 2017
Isn’t it the desire of perfectionism that causes us one of our biggest causes of stress? So why does everything has to be perfect?
Haven’t we all started to seek for the beauty of spontaneity and simplicity?
Let yourself have some imperfection in life and take the first step with our jewelry :)
Mihanikî is a handmade jewelry brand in the age of mass production. Inspired by the simplicity and the imperfection of the antique ages, it aims to bring the art of the antiquity and intangible forms together.
After her undergraduate education in Political Science at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Designer of Mihanikî, Sema Kentel got in the USA training in different jewelry studios.
Her interest in the classes of Byzantine history that she took during her university years merged with her long-term passion in antiquity and spring to life by Mihanikî’s timeless, unvarnished, and imperfect pieces.
Sema Kentel’s designs are named after the Ottoman Turkish word with a Greek origin, Mihanikî, meaning “spontaneously.”
The ‘imperfect’ journey taken by the word from its original in Greek to Ottoman Turkish has reverberated in Mihanikî’s designs, which reach out to the classical times from the 21st century Istanbul.
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