Lets begin this with a story…
Atlantis, is a long lost city, which represented the ‘perfect society’. It was an island made up of mountains, moats, and bridges with very fertile land, abundant food, water, forests, animals and flowers. In Plato’s account, after the Atlanteans failed attempt to invade Athens, Atlantis sank into the ocean, in a single day and night of misfortune.
This story is arguable and so the question remains whether or not Atlantis really existed.
TMOD’s range of jewelry ‘Long Lost Secrets’, explores this great historical mystery through forms representative of relics from the lost city of Atlantis, hidden deep below the sea. Shells, compasses, and anchors include some of the underwater references; but most importantly, is Pegasus, which Poseidon, the God Of the Sea was carried on.
As TMOD’s jewelry ranges are infamous for their interactive and experience, so too are these exquisite pieces. A four sided pendant has a latch and hinged mechanic to allow the piece to be worn in 2 different ways, as its is capable of opening and closing though a simple pull and twist movement. Similarly, there are pendants with stones or carved silver designs that spins around a central rod.
The Long Lost Secrets range is also multifunctional in tis use, as it is also a range of Signets. Signets explore the history of the Atlantis myth, as fossils do, they can tell stories of the past through forms carved at the time. The signet becomes their own fossil and relic, creating impressions though a seal that can be broken. TMOD’s range is a metaphor for concealing and breaking our own long lost secret, whether it is personal or historic.
Each piece comes packaged in a canvas pouch, with 2 wax seals and a box of TMOD matches so these representations and impressions of the lost city can live on.