Traditional jewellery techniques
Most of Eve’s pieces are created using a combination precious metals and 3d printed nylon. She handcrafts silver and gold components for her pieces using ancient metalworking techniques, various ways of metal forming, wire drawing and soldering. Eve creates precise geometric designs that act as a silent, uninterrupted background to the complex structures of the 3d printed elements of her work. Simplicity of form that she creates in metal requires painstaking precision and patience, to achieve the smooth glowing shine in silver to compliment the grainy texture of 3d printed nylon.
When creating 3d printed elements in her jewellery Eve draws inspiration from repetitive geometric patterns found in everyday life. She translates these into 3d modelling environment in a form of grids, manipulating and deforming them into flowing, organically shapes forms. The life of each pieces starts in a bed of fine nylon powder, gradually growing and taking shape in micron thick layers fused by a laser. Objects slowly emerge from a white cloud of dust, morphing from a sequence of digital lines to tangible matter. 3D printing allows Evgeniia to create large scale statement pieces in a controlled and precise way, while still being able to add an element of distortion without ruining the object's geometric perfection. 3d printed nylon has a great influence on Eve’s practice, allowing her to experiment with material possibilities and pushing its kinetic and tactile qualities beyond excepted.