Italian designer Sara Ferrari strikes back with her latest creation, probably the first naughty bracelet that reveals your secrets and tells people all about your age! It is true that a lot of individuals try to find a special object with a symbolic power that can represent time that passes. Sara made the perfect gift for all of them. Her XCIX_Y bracelet lasts for 99 years and expresses the age of its owner. Sara points out that our body changes together with our taste and our interests. In the same way, XCIX_Y changes with us and it can express our age in many different combinations. Her inspiration comes from the trees and the calculation of their age trough the number of rings in the trunk. Every single piece is different; they are 18 in total, 9+9.
The wooden pieces, made of walnut, represent the decades, from 10 to 90. They are decagons and they have roman numbers as a mark to recognize them. The red plexiglas, translucent and light, indicates the years in between, from 1 to 9. The plastic pieces also have incisions, this time they are circles, one for the piece representing the first year of a decade, 2 for the second, 3 for the third etc. XCIX_Y wants to be an object that could be transformed and changed following the taste of its user, creating a special relationship between the person and the object. If you fancy one, you can purchase it at Sara’s site. So the next time they ask you your age, just show them your bracelet and let them wonder!