Ares Collection

Designers: Nicolás Paez, Norma Guerrero, Carmen Zambrano

Client: The Artemis Company 

Gender violence is an harm that afflicts societies, the lack of legislative action is common, while social norms and cultural values threaten the physical and moral integrity of the female gender. How to approach this topic from the perspective of the creative professions?

The design is a constant conversation about the way in which we live, therefore in this project we have incorporated the resistance to gender violence in the aesthetics and language of jewelry, which implies, unfortunately, that women will incorporate this resistance into the use of their everyday objects. It addresses through these symbols the violence necessary to resist the violent.


La violencia de género es un mal que aflige a las sociedades, es común la falta de acción legislativa mientras que las normas sociales y valores culturales atentan contra la integridad física y moral del género femenino. ¿Cómo abordar este tema desde la perspectiva de las profesiones creativas? 

El diseño es una conversación constante acerca del modo en el vivimos por lo que en este proyecto hemos incorporado la resistencia a la violencia de género en la estética y lenguaje de las joyas, lo que implica, lamentablemente, que las mujeres incorporarán esta resistencia en el uso de sus objetos cotidianos. Se aborda a través de estos símbolos la violencia necesaria para resistir al violento.

 Ness bracelet  Recalling the pointed look of the saw/disc, the bracelet adorns itself with a sharp teeth that smoothly blend out of a central curvature. Ideal for those times when the mere suggestion of aggressiveness is deterrent enough.

Ness bracelet

Recalling the pointed look of the saw/disc, the bracelet adorns itself with a sharp teeth that smoothly blend out of a central curvature. Ideal for those times when the mere suggestion of aggressiveness is deterrent enough.

 Collar bracelet  The sharp silver spikes contrast with the delicate twinkling highlights of the crystals, giving the bracelet a tough yet delicate look perfect for those not to be messed with.

Collar bracelet

The sharp silver spikes contrast with the delicate twinkling highlights of the crystals, giving the bracelet a tough yet delicate look perfect for those not to be messed with.

 Star ring  A modern homage to the ancient "Kakute" rings worn by female Japanese ninjas. Designed for style and self/defense, the pointed ends of this ring offer an inconspicuous tool for self defense.

Star ring

A modern homage to the ancient "Kakute" rings worn by female Japanese ninjas. Designed for style and self/defense, the pointed ends of this ring offer an inconspicuous tool for self defense.

 Star ring  A modern homage to the ancient "Kakute" rings worn by female Japanese ninjas. Designed for style and self/defense, the pointed ends of this ring offer an inconspicuous tool for self defense.

Star ring

A modern homage to the ancient "Kakute" rings worn by female Japanese ninjas. Designed for style and self/defense, the pointed ends of this ring offer an inconspicuous tool for self defense.

 Production process. Prototypes.

Production process. Prototypes.

 Kaiser ring made in sterling silver.  Adopting the strong ordered geometry and ornamental spikes of antique military uniforms, this three-part ring can be used as pointed knuckles in case of an emergency.

Kaiser ring made in sterling silver.

Adopting the strong ordered geometry and ornamental spikes of antique military uniforms, this three-part ring can be used as pointed knuckles in case of an emergency.

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 Ridge ring

Ridge ring

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 Valley ring

Valley ring

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