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Bibis Castañer Masdeu

Bibis Castañer Masdeu Resin worker
Contact
Catalan, English, French, Spanish
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+34 659695842
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Original ornaments

  • • Bibis crafts adornments to embellish the creations of others
  • • She opened her workshop in 1995 with husband Álex Gutiérrez
  • • She uses different organic resins and sustainable natural pigments

Fashion creations, be it couture or ready to wear, custom jewellery and accessories would not be the same without the addition of elements and details to complete their look and feel. This is where Bibis Castañer Masdeu makes an entrance, through the design and making of decorative elements, both from her own collection devised every year and bespoke ones, commissioned by her clients and crafted thanks to a process based on dialogue and trust. Bibis continues the family tradition, where as an apprentice she learned to sketch, shape resin and wood as well as etching techniques. Her skills include the use of different organic resins and sustainable natural pigments, making up a very personal colour chart as well as dazzling, shimmering and marble-like hues and effects.

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Works

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Red Planet

This flat circle ornament, intended as a component or accessory of a fashion item, is crafted with a combination of eco-resin and pigments.

Height 0.3 cm
Diameter 3.5 cm

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Copper tear

This faceted shape ornament, intended as a component or accessory of a fashion item, encapsulates copper flakes within an eco-resin.

Length 0.8 cm
Width 1.8 cm
Diameter 4.8 cm

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Cloud

This irregular shaped button, intended as a fashion accessory, is handcrafted from a combination of an eco-resin and pigments encased in a gold metal base.

Length 0.4 cm
Diameter 1.9 cm

Photo: ©Noemí Elías
The Garden

A leaf is encapsulated within this oval ornament intended as a component or accessory of a fashion item. The leaf is encapsulated in an eco-resin and encased in metal.

Length 0.6 cm
Width 1.8 cm
Height 1.2 cm

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Rose Caramel

A rose flower is encapsulated within this semi-spherical ornament intended as a component or accessory of a fashion item. Bibis Castañer uses an eco-resin to encapsulate the rose.

Length 1.5 cm
Diameter 3 cm

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