Deon Rubi handcrafted necklaces are not just trinkets to decorate yourself with… they’re actual art for you to decorate yourself with. They convey a message, a very profound message that comes through loud and, ahem, clear.
The Art Deco Series (2008/2009) was inspired by the 1920′s and the artist’s South Florida surroundings, which lends a stoic, architectural emphasis to her work.
The Clear Series (2008/2009) articulates a clarity of vision that self-referentially highlights the processes involved in creating the prismatic pieces.
Fast-moving and forward-thinking, the artist already considers these her “vintage collections.” Though the creator likes to play coy about her works in progress, she has confirmed that an as-of-yet unnamed series is alreay in the works.
Deon Rubi, the brainchild of local artist Lucila Garcia De Onrubia, gave us a sneak peak of her latest masterpieces, and you might just be lucky enough to get one too. Catch her roaming the streets of Wynwood or hopping art fairs on Miami Beach during Art Basel and maybe, just maybe she’ll hook you up with one before the official launch, tentatively scheduled for Spring 2012.
A few of the pieces are more classic works that echo Deon Rubi’s signature modern/naturalese aesthetic, harkening back to her Art Deco and Clear collections while still staying ahead of the creative game.
And no one ever said she was afraid to take a walk on the wild side.