Nandina earrings - available in silver, bronce or gold -
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to' Nandina Domestica '. These earrings were made using a complex electroforming process that delicately covered the original branch from copper, the second step was to create the cast to obtain the casting in silver. Nandina Domestica is an evergreen shrub of Asian origin commonly used as a decorative plant for gardens and terraces. The apical inflorescences were collected in bud, before becoming beautiful, smalls white flowers. For more info about the plant: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nandina_domestica
Camelia branch earring siver and gold
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to the beauty of the branches. All the pieces of the collection come from my Camellias to whom, thanking them for this gift, I cut small parts of branches of different thickness with a very delicate pruning. I once again wanted to reproduce the beauty of a simple, magnificent branch. Earrings were born with a drop of gold like a precious bud inspired by the perfect and delicate design of a branch. For more info about the plant:https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camellia
Poppy earrings available in silver, bronce or gold
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to Poppies. The fields of blooming poppies are beautiful, one of the flowers that I love the most. In a field of wheat, perhaps accompanied by cornflowers, they are enchanting beauty. The capsules full of seeds from which I obtained the first cast represents the beauty after the spilling, Capsules filled with seeds. A greeting for renewal, smiles and disruptive spontaneous beauty. For more info about the plant: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papaver_rhoeas
Tiglio sprout earrings silver and Keum Boo (golf leaf)
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to the lime trees. This is the cast, the fusion and processing of a branch that had broken on the tree, maybe becouse of wind. The buds have therefore remained closed, with their promise of leaves. This lime tree has been planted, along with many others in an urban park. The lime trees produce inflorescences with a very particular 'design' giving us a delicious scent in late spring. For more info about the plant:https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilia
Grevillea earrings silver and gold (inside)
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to the beautiful and unique seed capsules of the' Grevillea Robusta 'tree. Grevillea is an evergreen tree native to Australia with beautiful autumn blooms, the color of the foliage is deep green on the upper side and silver on the underside. I wanted a touch of gold inside the capsule, precious gold like the seeds the original capsule contain. These earrings are light and elegant like the tree that inspired them. For more info about the plant: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grevillea_robusta
Thuja earringa available in silver, bronce and gold
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to the trees of Thuja. I have often smelled thuje, they have a very good balsamic perfume. They are plants of different species and I have always been fascinated by the structures of their leaves, so different from our idea of smooth and compact leaf. The texture that forms the surface of the leaf inspired these pieces, I absolutely wanted to reproduce it. I picked some leaves (respecting and thanking the tree) and I reproduced the perfect mold of the leaf and the small, green and immature spring capsules of the seeds. For more info about the plant:https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuja
Samare earrings, available in silver, bronce or gold.
The 'fragment of Nature you will wear is a tribute to Samare. I have gathered many samareos in my life, I find them beautiful, it is so for many of us. The Samaras are 'winged seeds', the tree leaves its many seeds that, flying far away, will have more chances to find a land where to grow. I managed to make a first cast that preserves the details of the wing ribs. The jewels born from the samare are always the game of two seeds, in nature the samareas are attached to a peduncle, in pairs, I wanted to play with these couples in the design of my pieces by paying homage to this perfection. For more info about the plant: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samara_(frutto)
Pawlonia earrings silver, silver ang gold. Available in gold.
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to the Pawlonia Tomentosa tree. This is a marvelous tree with a dark trunk of majestic bearing with a branch of branches that give beautiful irregular shapes. The bloom is a blue lilac color that enchants. In late spring together with the flowers the seedS capsules, develop. These capsules look like big bells, when they dry out and open they release the numerous seeds that are collected in these perfect 'boxes of fertility'. Formore info about the plant:http://www.fabriziagianni.it/page/fabrizia-gianni/tree/paulonia/treecontentid/326
Palm earring silver and keum Boo (gold leaf)
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to Palms. These earrings were made from the peduncles of date palm fruits. When the fruits come off these branches leave the seats empty. They are yellow, sinuous, beautiful. I have the habit of observing the foliage of plants, each time they surprise me and trigger a smile I collected these branches in Barcelona along the sea where several 'Phoenix dactylifera' have been planted. I detached a small portion of dry branch, without damaging the plant in any way. For more information about the plant: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arecaceae
PotPourri earrings - silver ang gold- avaiable in bronce and gold
The 'fragment of Nature' you will wear is a tribute to the surprising details that nature gives us. This earring is the cast of a membrane that separates the seeds inside a capsule. The seed is unknown to me, I found it in a potpourrie and I wanted to make a cast because I find the design of its ribs very beautiful. It's very light and wearable.