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TANINAKA Yoko

Membership Number 9505
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FACETY Design Office
Risona-Kudan Bldg. 5F·KS Floor 1-5-6
Kudan Minami, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 102-0074 Japan
E-mail: facety.co@gmail.com

Yoko Taninaka is a Tokyo based designer who produces simple and modern jewelries by using various types of stone. Yoko started her carrier as a house designer at TASAKI, one of the most famous jewelry companies in Japan established in 1954. After she left TASAKI, she went to New York to study jewelry design at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). She graduated FIT in 1993, after she returned to Japan, she established her own jewelry design company FACETY. She is now deploying her private jewelry collection label “YOKO TANINAKA COLLECTION” at various wholesaler exhibitions in Japan and Asian market.
1985 The International Pearl Design Contest ; Gold Award
1991 MJSA in New York EXPO ; Professional Award
1994 De Beers Diamond Design Contest ; Best Design Award
1995 Diamonds Today Awards Competition in USA. ; Won a prize
1996- President ; FACETY Co., Ltd.

Scroll Power
Pendant combination Brooch
platinum, diamond, rubber-NC, red-jasper, black diamond
2009
Representing invisible power in the air by a scroll and lighting pattern. Wearing the passionate red jasper spindle gives you courage to go forward.

Contrast
Ring
black-southsea-pearl, black-diamond, white gold, diamond(Trilliant)
2007
Collaboration of a large drop of Black-southsea-pearl, Black diamond, Trilliant-diamond, and White-gold represents a sharp contrast. This suits a woman who has a fine appearance with strong will.

Evening Dress
Necklace, Ring
gold, emerald, diamond, yellow-beryl, turquoise
2011
A beautiful silhouette is floating in the dark...The large Yellow beryl is even more shining on the evening dress with simple design consisted of light and shadow.

Waterfall
Pendant, Ring
White & Yellow & Pink gold, diamond, black diamond, rubber-NC
2009
Imaging diamond as a waterfall cascading with spray. Sticks inspired from sparks of water. You can arrange number of stick and its layout.