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Art and design combine in jewelry installations by Wynn Wynn Ong

/ 05:07 AM December 10, 2018
Metro Society honors Wynn Wynn Ong with the Earth Warrior Award in celebration of her Sa Dagat at Bundok Collection

Metro Society honors Wynn Wynn Ong with the Earth Warrior Award in celebration of her Sa Dagat at Bundok Collection

Exquisite jewelry by renowned designer Wynn Wynn Ong were exhibited and auctioned off at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila during the KaLIKHAsan Ball recently to mark Bantay Kalikasan’s 20th anniversary.

Gracing event were Bea Zobel Jr., Carla and Joel Del Prado, Fernando and Kit Zobel, Fred and Ina Ayala, Joanna Preysler-Francisco and Raul Francisco, Karen Davila, Lulu Tan Gan, Marianna Vargas-Morada, Mia Borromeo, Marc Nelson and Pops Fernandez.

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“Kwento ni Syokoy,” by Wynn Wynn Ong

“Kwento ni Syokoy,” by Wynn Wynn Ong

The KaLIKHAsan Ball saw the performance by Sofia Zobel-Elizalde’s Steps Dance Studio – Steps Dance Project and Rama, paying tribute to Wynn Wynn’s “Sa Dagat At Bundok” collection.

Art installations were exhibited, built around Ong’s jewelry designs: “Newly-Discovered Fruit-Eating Bayawaks of the Cordilleras,” “Huli,” “Negosyo,” “Philippine Hornbill,” “Kwento ni Syokoy” and “Malakas at Maganda & Manananggal.”

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Each jewelry series was inspired by creatures of the sea and mountains and brought to life, designed with specific gems in mind, and crafted entirely by hand.

Steps Dance Studio Steps Dance Project and RAMA performs at the Bantay KaLIKHAsan Ball –DANIEL SORIANO

Steps Dance Studio Steps Dance Project and RAMA performs at the Bantay KaLIKHAsan Ball –DANIEL SORIANO

Metro Society presented the Vanguard of the Sea award to swimmer Akiko Thomson for her work conserving the marine ecosystem.

Steward of Urban Oasis was awarded to Environment Undersecretary Marlo Mendoza, while the Earth Warrior Award was given to Ong for her “Sa Dagat at Bundok” collection.

Fernando and Kit Zobel

Fernando and Kit Zobel

Proceeds of the KaLIKHAsan Ball went to Bantay Kalikasan’s projects to conserve the environment and to uplift communities through ecotourism and agriculture. –CONTRIBUTED

“Negosyo”

“Negosyo”

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