Interview // JungKi Min

Her work mainly inspired by nature; the motifs are about iconic places in the world. She try to transfer the image from places into her jewelry to satisfy the people who want to escape from reality and unable to travel. She is fascinated with colorful gemstones and also interested in using alternative materials with different colors and textures.

Born in Korea, and now she lives in New York. Jackie (Jung Ki) Min is a designer and maker with a special background. Based on her previous major, Ceramics and Fiber Art, her design stands between traditional and contemporary art. She is also obsessed with sophisticated details and small components, especially colorful gemstones.

What are your life essentials --What do you carry with you at all time?

Wrist Watch, Notebook, Pen, Cell Phone, Handkerchief

Who was your most previous text/call to and what about?

My best friends. About collaboration work

Last meal you would eat?

Lamb over rice


Most influential person in your life?


Tried and true methods against creative block?

"Keep Calm and Keep Soldering
Hang tight and keep pushing.
Being stuck is part of being productive.
Search others artwork and go to learn new types of craft, if they have an open session."

What are some inspiration things, designs, artists, music, sites that you find yourself re-vistiting often?

Any kind of books, Museum, Gallery, Jewelry and Craft Show, Antique Stores, Nature image, Magazine, Online media

If you could have 3 people over for dinner, dead or alive, who would you invite?

Jean Michel Schlumberger, Anabela Chan, Alphonse Mucha

Favorite cities? Why?

Seoul - so many memories with my people, good food, good friends, good entertainment
New York – The place I do what I want to do
It broadens my perspective as an artist. Constant Inspiration from other artists."

Favorite drinks?

Lemonade, Milk tea

Likes/dislikes? (just a short list, one word answers)

Likes: Daybreak, Midnight Work, Spicy Food, Lavender, Antique Objects, Miniatures
Dislikes: Sunlight, Scary Movies, Noise Pollution, Hatred, Indolence

SEE THE CREATIONS : Amazon Series - Earring, EarringEarring 
Salt Desert Series : Earrings, Brooch, Brooch
Cenote : Brooch