Tokyo-based Hum Jewelry Glows With Innovative Design And Artistry

Hum jewelry is designed by Tomohiro Sadakiyo and Yuka Inanuma, artisans and designers who appreciate Japanese artisanal techniques, material culture and the powers of adornments in equal measure. Comprised of 18-karat white and yellow gold and set with champagne or colorless diamonds, Hum jewels often combine 18-karat white and yellow gold in the same piece. These contrasting precious metals imbue Hum designs with an understated aura of luxury that whispers chic confidence. As Sadakiyo and Inanuma explained, “We design our jewelry for individuals who, like us, wish to master their own paths and implement their desires creatively.” A quick survey of their designs suggests that Hum is indeed a leader in gender-fluid luxury jewels with great design and emotional depth. For those who want to experience their jewels in their native environment, HUM’s Tokyo atelier and boutique is located at 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Jingumae, 2 Chome−31−7 ビラ・グロリア 1F.

Sadakiyo and Inanuma started Hum by developing tools they could use to create jewels that embody their shared visions of substance, style and master artisanship. By creating and using tools and processes that support experimental metalworking techniques, Sadakiyo and Inanuma explained, “We imprint metal with uniquely artistic surface textures and apply special finishes.” In the eyes of Hum collectors and retailers like, “Hum is valued for its design rarity, artisanal integrity, technical excellence and of course, material and visual beauty,” said Valery Demure, founder and curator of “For those who understand style, jewelry design and fabrication, it’s immediately apparent

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