The Chicago bracelet was inspired by one of America’s most celebrated architects, Frank Lloyd Wright. The Robie House is amongst a long list of thoughtful projects completed by Wright.
One of the defining details of the Robie House is the I-shaped beams that held most of the building’s weight. This removed the burden from the exterior walls which could feature additional doors and art-based windows. Frank Lloyd Wright’s decision to leave the steel beams exposed was novel and illustrated the harmony between function and aesthetics. We have replicated these I-beams along the edge of our 8mm Chicago bracelet.