TROMPE L'ŒIL
ALEXANDRA HAKIM

In her collection of accessories, Alexandra Hakim seeks to create an intellectual and offbeat inspired by surrealism: Hakim experiments with real lemons and peppers that treated as “trompe-l’œil”.

The Citrus “marker” is designed to make the viewer doubt and wonder if the piece is real or not. With two colours, silver and gold, lemon slices can also be used as “markers” as well as decorative object.
The ‘Chili’ cocktail pin also plays the role of ‘trompe l’oeil’: used as a cocktail pin, the ‘chili’ pin can be hung from the glass to infuse a moment of aesthetic elevation into the
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Each piece is unique and sandcasted in one of our artisan’s workshop in Beirut. 

Sand casting is a process in which a molten metal is poured into a mould made from sand. Metal castings can be produced in sand moulds. This technique creates beautifully detailed pieces while creating a unique result everytime. 

 

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