New Nicholas Liu Jewelry Draws Inspiration from Mythology

The latest creations from the jeweler Nicholas Liu borrow a chapter from ancient mythology that recounts the story of Daedalus and his son Icarus. The two escaped captivity by flying away on wings built from feathers and wax. Though warned that his wings would disintegrate if he flew too close to the sun, Icarus ignored good counsel and fell into the sea.
To capture each stage of the journey, from exodus to descent, Liu’s collection ($4,200 to $45,000) uses wing motifs in different states. One pair of earring…

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