The designers at Joias do Rio find inspiration in nature's true beauty, as well as in the magnificence of Rio de Janeiro.
One of humankind's earliest artistic expressions is that of wearing jewelry. From seeds, flowers and wood to metal and gemstones, jewelry symbolizes a culture's values and historic periods.
Brazil's gemstone jewelry is renowned worldwide for the rich detailing that designers apply to their creations, as well as for the variety, quality and colors of the country's natural gemstones.
The designers at Joias do Rio find inspiration in nature's true beauty, as well as in the magnificence of Rio de Janeiro. Their original designs showcase the infinite variety of colors and shapes of Brazilian gemstones. Through their association with Novica, these designers would like to offer customers jewelry pieces that are at once delicate and exuberant.
Kai Kittima designs a dazzling bracelet where quartz flowers blossom on green and yellow jade vines. The bracelet is crafted by hand with sterling silver hoops and clasp. According to gemstone lore, rock quartz is the gem of protection, and jade fosters....read more
"I was inspired by the Haab civilian calendar, created by the ancient Maya featuring 365 days divided into 18 periods of 20 days each one, plus a five-day purification cycle termed uayeb," explains Guatemala's Adriana Gongora. "In this....read more
Seven orbs of jade are believed to attract love in this shamballa bracelet by India's Ritu. Meaning "bliss" in Sanskrit, the shamballa bracelet symbolizes tranquility, peace and happiness – the oneness of all according to the Buddhist faith. Ritu....read more
This shamballa bracelet glows with the beauty of jade, believed to attract love. Meaning "bliss" in Sanskrit, the shamballa bracelet symbolizes tranquility, peace and happiness – the oneness of all according to the Buddhist faith. Ritu expertly....read more
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