Abalone necklace is a new piece made of abalone set in titanium. It is very lightweight and therefore very comfortable to wear. The shell has a oval form. It is associated with water element and is often used in Native American ceremonies involving water. It represents the gods’ tears and is a powerful healing tool. It is believed, that the Abalone shell has a direct connection to the spirit world. The abalone animal totem is a important symbol of emotional healing. Simple oval shaped necklace with no ornaments. It reminds of a stone thrown into water. For the Celts, it was a symbol of the sea.
It is thought to deflect negative energy and protect against evil spirits, but also to bring good luck and prosperity.
Anodized titanium makes the surface alive depending on the angle you are looking at it. This Abalone necklace shows how I see the real, or even the unreal.
For me, to create jewelry, is to make the inner world visible. Colors and forms of biological organisms transformed in the mind and through the hands. Amidst the chaos, there is harmony. Millions of fascinating species depend on each other. Some of them fall into oblivion. I want to protect and cherish the natural world. Nature itself defies expectations and comprehensibility.
We feel what the Earth feels and the Earth feels what we feel. During the creative process, I dive into its heart. I break through the bedrock. I recognize its structure, particles connect in front my eyes, like a network of nerve fibers. Inhale – Exhale. The creative process is meditation. Intuitive sorting of material and colors. I Draw new energy and inspiration from silence.