Tord Boontje Gets Wearable

You knew that it was only a matter of time before Dutch-born designer Tord Boontje brought his whimsical garlands down from the ceiling (as light fixtures), off of the floor (as carpets and chairs), and onto people’s bodies. The Eindhoven grad, who founded his eponymous studio in 1996, has created “Charming,” a nature-inspired jewelry collection for Artecnica. The 14-karat gold and silver-plated metal charms, which come tucked inside a vellum envelope, adapt Boontje’s signature mix of playful graphics (here assorted flora and forest-flavored fauna), fluid layering, and technological savvy to a more intimate, human scale. Look for the collection to debut next month in Artecnica’s online store, where you’ll be able to snap up sets of three for around $30. Charming, indeed.