Shinji Nakaba


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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze

    ~ Size 8

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze

    ~ Size 8

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze

    ~ Size 6.5

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze

    ~ Size 6.5

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze

    ~ Size 6.5

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze

    ~ Size 7.5

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze

    ~ Size 7.5

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze

    ~ Size 7.5

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel

    ~ Size 6

    Private Collection

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel

    ~ Size 6

    Private Collection

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel

    ~ Size 7

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Vanitas

    Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel

    ~ Size 7

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Rings and Brooch

    Carved seashell, sterling silver

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Cut Body Ring: Torso

    Carved seashell, sterling silver

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Tombstone Ring

    Carved seashell, sterling silver

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Tombstone Ring

    Carved seashell, sterling silver

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Foot Brooch

    Carved seashell, sterling silver

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Breast Ring

    Carved seashell, sterling silver

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Cut Face Ring

    Carved seashell, sterling silver

    Private Collection

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Peace Brooch

    Carved seashell, 18K gold, steel

    3" x 2.25" x 1.25"

    Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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    Shinji Nakaba
    Peace Brooch

    Carved seashell, 18K gold, steel

    3" x 2.25" x 1.25"

    Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Shinji Nakaba
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Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
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Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
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Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
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Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
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Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
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Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Rings and Brooch

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Cut Body Ring: Torso

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Tombstone Ring

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Tombstone Ring

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Foot Brooch

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Breast Ring

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Cut Face Ring

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Peace Brooch

Carved seashell, 18K gold, steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Peace Brooch

Carved seashell, 18K gold, steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged bronze


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Vanitas

Ring. Carved freshwater pearl, forged gold-plated stainless steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Rings and Brooch

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Cut Body Ring: Torso

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Tombstone Ring

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Tombstone Ring

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Foot Brooch

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Breast Ring

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Cut Face Ring

Carved seashell, sterling silver


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Shinji Nakaba
Peace Brooch

Carved seashell, 18K gold, steel


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Shinji Nakaba
Peace Brooch

Carved seashell, 18K gold, steel


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Shinji Nakaba has investigated and explored the artistic world of fashion, hairdressing, shoemaking and graphic design. In 1974 he discovered his true passion, Glyptic Art, the ancient art of carving or engraving. Although he has used silver, gold and gemstones for his pieces, he particularly enjoys forming everyday materials into exquisite, wearable jewelry.

Statement

I use not only precious metals and stones but also plastic bottles, aluminum beer cans, and other discarded materials. Whether a precious gemstone, seashell or plastic, I enjoy the process of carving, revealing the hidden beauty of all materials. With Glyptic art, I want to bring new life to something that has no value, transforming each piece into beautiful, sculptural, treasures. One of my greatest interests is to start a Glyptic Revolution!

Selected Collections

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  • Numerous private collections throughout the United States and internationally

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