THE ART OF PEARLS – Unprecedented design by Eiji Uemura
Period November 21 – November 27, 2019
November 21, 2019 – The Nippon Gallery (at The Nippon Club) will host an exhibition titled “THE ART OF PEARLS – Unprecedented design by Eiji Uemura”
Eiji Uemura is the 3rd generation successor of Uemura Cultured Pearls. Starting with a popular pearl necklace, Eiji’s natural sensibility and fire led to the innovation of unique pearl jewelry as wearable art.
The innovative nature of Eiji’s concepts includes newly designed pearls with traditional Makie (Japanese Lacquer sprinkled with gold and silver powder), Kiriko (facetted), and a combination of pearls with Kurochiku (Black Bamboo) as well as rubies or diamonds. He has also challenged himself to produce oversized pearls, uncommon like cubed pearls, the world’s first indigo dyed pearls, and more.
Eiji began showing his work overseas including in Korea, France, Hong Kong, Germany, Lithuania, Shanghai, Macao, Malaysia, Taiwan, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Beijing, Thailand, and New York, and it’s been very well received.
Eiji’s modern vision combined with traditional Japanese art techniques makes his one-of-a-kind pieces extremely attractive.
Opening Reception: November 21, 6:00pm-8:00pm
(A talk by Eiji Uemura: November 21, 6:30pm-7:00pm)
RSVP to Ms. Honda (firstname.lastname@example.org)
During the exhibition (with the exception of November 21), Eiji Uemura will meet you personally to show and demonstrate how to wear his pearls to greatest effect.
1986 Became third generation successor of Uemura Pearl.
2002 Starts Makie (Ma- Kee- Ye) series
2004- Begins exhibiting overseas including in Korea, France, Hong Kong,
German, Shanghai, Azerbaijan, Beijing, Thailand, New York and more
2017/18 Had pearl show and seminar in SOHO, New York
Duration: November 21 (Thu) – December 27 (Wed) 2019
Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (Mon– Fri), 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sat), Closed (Sun)
Venue: The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club
145 West 57th street, New York, NY 10019
Contact: Tel: 212-581-2223 Fax: 212-581-3332