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Above: Shenkar 2022 jewelry graduates 1. Sarai Judith Michel/ 2. Yael Menahem/ 3. Mor Carolina Berge/ 4. Malka Robbins/ 5. Lihi Daniel/ 6. Achinoam Cina

The 2022 Jewelry graduates from Shenkar created collections that explore traditional and modern techniques, while drawing inspiration from dance, courtship rituals and emotions. ARTS THREAD chooses some of the stand-out projects.


Sarai Judith Michel Sarai Judith Michel



Sarai Judith Michel explores how cross cultural pollination can be applied to jewellery design, particularly within goldsmithing and silversmithing. Michel takes a series of global craft techniques and aesthetics and combines them using brass, silver and cotton threads to create a new global jewellery language.

Yael Menahem Yael Menahem



Yael Menahem looks towards courtship rituals in nature and imagines how these can be applied to jewellery and encourage physical interaction in an increasingly online world. The pieces aid with different forms of interaction and stimulate different senses.

Mor Carolina Berger’s project stemmed from research into how one’s emotional state can effect the way the body keeps its water flow balanced. ‘The jewellery represents the connection between our physical organs and our emotions. Turning the tangible material into an emotional representation. Thus, the usually hidden emotion is now external, and the wearer can physically feel the balance of body and mind,’ writes Berger.

Malka Robbins’ work makes use of 3D printing techniques alongside classic silversmithing and silver casting. Achinoam Cina also uses 3D printing alongside weaving and even sprouting  to create work inspired by the circle of life.


Lihi Daniel Lihi Daniel



Lihi Daniel is a fourth generation jewelry maker who, during the pandemic, saw a lot of jewellery returned to her family’s business which had a detrimental impact on their finances. Daniel takes the returned damaged jewellery to create modern and environmentally responsible pieces.


Tamar Badani Tamar Badani



Tamar Badani uses dance notation as a source of inspiration for the Dialogue collection: ‘This language inspired me during the work on my final project. I have explored the importance of gravity. Investigated the relationship between passivity and activity, and their effect on the body and the object. Discovered the interaction between the jewellery and the observer.’

The project from Achinoam Cina deals with themes of life and death, growth and withering. These themes are expressed in the project through contrasting materials: timeless versus temporary, hard versus soft - used in complementary ways.

Image credits: Fashion shoot - Shai Franco / Still life Shlomi Bernthal

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Above: Shenkar 2022 jewelry graduates 1. Sarai Judith Michel/ 2. Yael Menahem/ 3. Mor Carolina Berge/ 4. Malka Robbins/ 5. Lihi Daniel/ 6. Achinoam Cina

The 2022 Jewelry graduates from Shenkar created collections that explore traditional and modern techniques, while drawing inspiration from dance, courtship rituals and emotions. ARTS THREAD chooses some of the stand-out projects.


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Sarai Judith Michel explores how cross cultural pollination can be applied to jewellery design, particularly within goldsmithing and silversmithing. Michel takes a series of global craft techniques and aesthetics and combines them using brass, silver and cotton threads to create a new global jewellery language.

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Yael Menahem looks towards courtship rituals in nature and imagines how these can be applied to jewellery and encourage physical interaction in an increasingly online world. The pieces aid with different forms of interaction and stimulate different senses.

Mor Carolina Berger’s project stemmed from research into how one’s emotional state can effect the way the body keeps its water flow balanced. ‘The jewellery represents the connection between our physical organs and our emotions. Turning the tangible material into an emotional representation. Thus, the usually hidden emotion is now external, and the wearer can physically feel the balance of body and mind,’ writes Berger.

Malka Robbins’ work makes use of 3D printing techniques alongside classic silversmithing and silver casting. Achinoam Cina also uses 3D printing alongside weaving and even sprouting  to create work inspired by the circle of life.


Lihi Daniel Lihi Daniel



Lihi Daniel is a fourth generation jewelry maker who, during the pandemic, saw a lot of jewellery returned to her family’s business which had a detrimental impact on their finances. Daniel takes the returned damaged jewellery to create modern and environmentally responsible pieces.


Tamar Badani Tamar Badani



Tamar Badani uses dance notation as a source of inspiration for the Dialogue collection: ‘This language inspired me during the work on my final project. I have explored the importance of gravity. Investigated the relationship between passivity and activity, and their effect on the body and the object. Discovered the interaction between the jewellery and the observer.’

The project from Achinoam Cina deals with themes of life and death, growth and withering. These themes are expressed in the project through contrasting materials: timeless versus temporary, hard versus soft - used in complementary ways.

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