MADDALENA BEARZI – COSTELLAZIONE COLLECTION AND PESCE AFFAMATO NECKLACE
In her latest collection ‘Costellazione’ Maddalena Bearzi has created exquisite jewelry inspired by constellations……a group of stars that form an imaginary pattern on the celestial sphere. Maddalena is seen here wearing some of her handmade collection which includes rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings made from materials such as partially oxidised silver with patina.
This gorgeous Pesce Affamato necklace is also new and was inspired by the disappearance of large predatory fish from the worlds oceans in recent years. It’s a unisex necklace and is made from bronze with an oxidised sterling silver chain.
Maddalena Bearzi is an Italian jewelry artist, marine biologist, writer and founder of the Los Angeles based organic jewelry brand bearing her name. A deep respect for nature, a passion for the discovery of different cultures, textures and materials along with a commitment to ethical and environmentally-friendly practices are at the heart of this unique jewelry brand. Maddalena studied metalsmithing at UCLA, Los Angeles and her jewelry draws from her experiences in other artistic media such as paint and textiles, she also holds a Ph.D. in Biology and works as President of the research and environmental non-profit Ocean Conservation Society.
Maddalena began making jewelry by joining sustainable textiles with distinctive solid elements such as repurposed metals, upcycled vintage charms and natural stones, textile-based creations have expanded to focus on one of a kind, organic metal jewelry. Each piece is individually handcrafted mostly of fine, reclaimed silver and gold, with precious and semi-precious stones. Collections also incorporate bronze, brass and copper by using innovative metalsmithing techniques to create original shapes, textures and subtle colour tones.
By using methods and materials that avoid depleting or destroying the Earth’s resources, Maddalena Bearzi pieces exemplify style and sustainability going hand in hand. Every Maddalena Bearzi jewelry piece tells its own unique, nature inspired story, providing a lifetime of wearable enjoyment. For more beautiful organic jewelry please visit – www.maddalenabearzi.com