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©Marcus Platrides
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Marcus Platrides

Marcus Platrides Jewellery maker
Contact
Greek, English, Italian
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+357 99447666
©Marcus Platrides

Art, metal and rock

  • • Marcus uses the lost wax casting method
  • • Etherial was recognised at the European Business Awards
  • • His jewellery pieces are inspired by diverse cultures

When Marcus Platrides was 11 an AC/DC cassette gave a new perspective to his life. Though he initially studied economics and politics, a visit to Crazy Pig Designs in London was enough for him to make a career change to rock jewellery. The low demand in Cyprus led him to Europe. The civil war in Sri-Lanka closed his supplier there. Yet he never gave up. He returned to Cyprus and invested in online retail which has been growing ever since. In his work he uses old-school manufacturing techniques, passed down to him by Master Tsolakkis, combined with modern raw materials and tools. His exclusive pieces of jewellery are inspired by Cyprus’ ecclesiastic, religious, Roman, Byzantine and templar history and have been awarded with various international prizes.

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Works

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The Barbarian

This ram skull and antlers gold ring was handcarved. It comes in a variety of precious metals and colours ranging from pure sterling silver to pure 9 to 18 karat gold.

Height 3.5 cm
Width 2.5 cm

Photo: ©Marcus Platrides
Ramona

The handcarved Ramona ring features a deer skull and antlers. It comes in a variety of precious metals and colours ranging from pure sterling silver to pure 9 to 18 karat gold.

Height 4.5 cm
Width 3.5 cm

Photo: ©Marcus Platrides
Betrayal

The betrayal heart and dagger ring was handcarved and inlaid with a rare purple sapphire.

Height 3 cm
Width 1 cm

Photo: ©Marcus Platrides
Elizabeth

The handcarved Elizabeth ring features a crowned queen skull. It comes in a variety of precious metals and colours ranging from pure sterling silver to pure 9 to 18 karat gold.

Height 3.5 cm
Width 2.5 cm

Photo: ©Marcus Platrides
In Hoc Signo Vinces Band and Imperial Crown Ring

This set of jewels is composed of two hand carved rings inspired by the Imperial Regalia of Byzantine emperors.

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