...he might have come up with this campaign for jewelry artist Delfina Delettrez’s newest collection. The spot, which was actually produced by photographer Daniel Sannwald, displays Delettrez's pieces against a stark, surrealist landscape. The thick metal and large, bright stones of the jewelry pop against the white ground and forgotten blue sky. The contrast seems to suggest that after all the world has crumbled into ruin, you can be sure that your jewelry, at least, will remain. You can watch the video here. Stills below.
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