Spiritual Yoko Ono continues her quest for finding the key to a better life… by launching a megabucks Swarovski jewellery line
16:53 GMT, 4 September 2012
Known for her fine art and peacemaking, and more famously her marriage to John Lennon, Yoko Ono is now taking a new spiritual path: collaborating with Swarvoski Elements on a new collection for Vogue's Fashion Night Out.
The Japanese-American artist is the inspiration for a new jewellery line and while some critics might point out that materialism is not the path to true happiness or spiritually, Yoko wants to spread her message through this blinging new collection.
crystal range claims to combine her trademark wit with a search for deeper
philosophical meaning, and with prices starting at 79 for the small key necklace and going up to 230 for the black half-moon necklace it seems that the meaning of life is just a credit card swipe away.
The Japanese-American conceptual artist has provided the inspiration for a new, exclusive, crystal cut in the shape of a key for Fall 2012
around the theme of ‘Unlocking the Door to a Better Life’, the
collection nods to a childhood spent in war-torn Japan,
which motivated Yoko Ono’s commitment to pacifism.
And she says the collection symbolizes her hopes and dreams for our planet.
a key that unlocks the door to the forest with its secrets, to the sky
with its peacefulness, to the universe with its infinity, to a future
with a promise for a better life,' she said.
The collection symbolizes Yoko's hopes and dreams for our planet
The ‘Key-cut’ crystal collection hopes to combine her trademark wit with a search for deeper philosophical meaning
Swarovski has collaborated with several designers and artists on its recent fashion fabulous ranges including Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Andre Putman
and Manish Arora.
The limited edition collection goes on sale on 6th September as part of Vogue's Big Night Out and includes a 71mm key on a silver chain engraved with Yoko Ono’s signature and its limited edition number.