Meet Mirit Weinstock
Mirit Weinstock is an artist and designer living in Tokyo, specializing in Japanese crafts, working in a variety of mediums.
Mirit is the creative director and founder of “Mirit Weinstock” jewelry brand, presenting luxury hand-crafted costume jewelry.
Launched in 2010 at "Colette" Paris, the Mirit Weinstock Jewelry brand is based in Tokyo with all jewelry handcrafted in Japan. The brand is internationally-distributed label producing high-end, handcrafted luxury jewelry.
Finding her inspiration in uncommon materials, trinkets and souvenirs, Weinstock offers ultra-feminine original pieces with a dreamy, poetic quality and a classic touch.
Weinstock’s modern approach to jewelry-making and bold material combinations won her international recognition, with pieces from her collections carried at over 40 top boutiques worldwide, among them Opening Ceremony, 10 Corso Como, Fenwick, and Isetan.
Weinstock is a graduate of the Fashion Department at the acclaimed Shenkar College, After completing her studies she interned at Alexander McQueen in London and Maison Lanvin in Paris, working closely with Alber Elbaz and specializing in couture and its relation to craft.
Alongside her work as designer, Weinstock is active as a visual artist. Since graduating from the MFA program at the Bezalel Academy in 2013.
Mirit has been studying "Ikebana" flower arrangement for five years at Japanese traditional Ikebana association 'Ikenobo'.
As she immerses herself into Japanese crafts, Mirit is also practicing ceramics. She spent the summer at Shigaraki Ceramic Park, specializing in porcelain.
The different fields of crafts, art and jewelry inspire one another, resulting in a versatile body of work that explores the dialog between tradition and contemporary.
"Mirit Weinstock is a conceptual designer who developed her fashion and design sense in Italy, France and England, alternating her desire to experiment between clothing and accessories. With no limit to her creativity or imagination, she has even created a collection of dresses, aside from working with dance companies and teaching at design colleges.”
In 2019 I relocated to Tokyo to study Japanese traditional crafts. I specialize in Ikebana, Washi, Mizuhiki among other crafts.
I offer craft workshops and design collaborations related to Japanese crafts.
“Tokyo here and Now” are live lectures in Hebrew by Mirit Weinstock about contemporary Japanese art and design and its fusion with the tradition.
In “Tokyo here and Now - art and design tours" I will guide you through Tokyo's galleries and museums, or help you plan an inspiring trip in Japan.