The "Face" brooches series and "Cushion" rings series designed by Yin Caiyang, a 26-year-old jewelry designer from Yangzhou, recently won four awards at the 2019 Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards held in the UK.
The "Face" brooches series consists of three works, depicting the three expressions of flattery, fear and indifference, which correspond to different psychological states in social life, according to Yin. [Photo/yznews.cn]
Yin Caiyang started learning painting and calligraphy in childhood. After graduating from university, he entered the University of Edinburgh to acquire a master's of fine art in jewelry.
With rich social practice experience and remarkable achievements, Yin was chosen as a teaching assistant at the School of Jewellry of Birmingham City University, which ranked first in the world in jewelry major at that time.
According to Yin, he is now seeking collaboration to bring his work into the contemporary art market and into the lives of more people.
The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council is an organization that represents the highest standards in design and craftsmanship within the jewelry, goldsmithing and silversmithing industries and allied crafts.
To promote excellence, the council runs the annual Craftsmanship & Design Awards, which also known as the "Oscars of the Industry".
The "Cushion" rings series. "I was intending to make some interactive jewelry inspired by cushions and pillows, that gets people to slow down and enjoy life," said Yin. [Photo/yznews.cn]