Shop Update: Mixed Media Earrings made of silver, pearls and Palm braids

Two years ago in Colombia on my way back from Inírida to Bogotá I discovered some small palm braids that reminded me of shrunken placemats. I was enthusiastic about the filigree work and the wonderful coloring, saw them combined with silver in my mind’s eye and imagined them as large, colorful summer earrings.
Here they finally are: I love them all. They are beautiful, put you in a good mood and decorate without weighing too much.
Now all you need is a white button down shirt, jeans and strappy sandals and off you go into summer :-).

Shop update: Rose earrings with oval Amazonite cabochons

Yesterday I took pictures of Melissa for the first time. I am so pleased with the result of these beautiful photos and I am thrilled how good my jewelry looks on her. Every single piece looks just amazing.

Folded No. 1

Creation process of “folded”:
I’m working on a new series inspired by the aesthetics of folded paper. You can easily fold paper to create three-dimensionality. That’s exactly what I wanted to create in the following series, though you can not bend metal easily and it takes multiple, cautious steps to bend the metal. By sawing and filing with a triangular file, you prepare a sheet of metal for kinking. You have to do this with the utmost care, because if you saw a bit too low or you file beyond a certain angle, everything falls together …

“Folded” earring with lemon chrysoprase