Turkish designer Sevan Biçakçi (@sevanbicakcijewellery) marks nearly all of his photos with the hashtag #inversestonecarving, emphasizing the pioneering technique and artistry behind his pieces. His Instagram is a veritable museum of hand-carved, hand-painted three-dimensional masterworks.
Can you spot the tiny school of multicolored fish swimming inside the center stone?
The Holy Abundance ring reveals tulips and pomegranates beneath a smoky quartz.
This domed ring pays homage to the designer’s hometown, Istanbul.
Padlocks (like this micromosaic style) have become one of Biçakçi’s signature motifs.
Istanbul appears again in these intricate cufflinks—along with a dagger (another signature).
The peacock pops up frequently in the artist’s pieces; he calls it a “unifying symbol of magic.”