Time and again I am in awe of nobleness, dignity, and richness Jože Plečnik obtained in his architecture despite the use of cheap materials. Surprising is the special attention to detail that remains sober and does not overwhelm the whole but complements it. I admire the mysticism he attains with colour lights to create a mood suitable to the surroundings.
The Bunka represents a form in which I tried to sum up as much as possible of Plečnik’s architecture attributes.
Small lights, facing the ground and the visitors, caught my eyes at the Infernal Courtyard. In the process of forming each Bunka individually, I discovered their resemblance to the eyes. I found a form that functions as a whole and tried to transmute it to the language of the jewelry.
Each Bunka is handmade, using concrete, gilded brass, and synthetic corindon. Every last one is specially molded and achieves maximum strength after 28 days. I created Bunka for the opening of the exhibition dedicated to Plečnik.