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He changed the way we wear jewellery, and left it behind

Tom Binns, once a celebrated jeweller in the fashion world, now finds the medium limiting and has set his sights on creating art

The sculptures Binns had on display at his live/work space in Los Angeles looked like larger cousins of the jewellery, assembled bric-a-brac and funny, often punny, little objets.

Los Angeles

IN a loft studio in Venice Beach here, Tom Binns is rebuilding. Most of the world knows him as a jeweller, and a small subset of the world - the fashion world - spent many years celebrating him as one of its favourites.

He was showered with awards, sought as a...

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