Izumi Takemoto


Graduated from Oil Painting, Faculty of Art and Design, Tama Art University
Exhibited works in the Jewelry Exhibition with Five Artists at the Keio Plaza Hotel
Works are awarded at the following contests.
De Beers Diamond Contest
Rusutenbagu Platinum Award
Nipporen Zenkoku Toitsu Sosakuhin Contest
Minister of Labor Award (two times), Nipporen Zenkoku Toitsu Sosakuhin Contest
Governor of Tokyo Award (five times),Nipporen Zenkoku Toitsu Sosakuhin Contest
De Beers Award (two times), Nipporen Zenkoku Toitsu Sakuhin Contest
Platinum Guild Award (two times)
The First Argyle International Color Diamond Contest
Executive Category Regional Winner
International Winner
1972-1973: Wrote article for Tokei Hoshoku Bijutsu Shinbun:Izumi Takemoto’s One
Point Design
1973-1974: Wrote essay to Tokei Hoshoku Bijutsu Shinbun: Letter from Europe
1973: Studied traditional jewelry in Milano, Italy
1976: Works are introduced in the journal Hoseki no Shiki
1982: Wrote an article for Yomiuri Shinbun, (newspaper),
Join the Talk Show in the Pages of a Journal, with sculptor, Vittorio Pomodoro and
industrial designer, Ettore Sottsass.

Yoko Kobayashi


Graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan Hibiya High School
Graduated from Hiko Mizuno Jewelry College
JJA Jewelry contest De Beers Award
JA New York Show Mort Abelson New Designer Award
Made Gold Tree for Roppongi Hills
Introduced Gold Exhibition in the television program, Hanamaru Market
Introduced Kinpu Coffee Filter in the television program, Burari Tochu Gesha

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