"My jewelry is designed with geometric profiles and enclose the universal roots of form and meaning, echoes that reverberate from the earliest times of mankind."
"I'm Gilda Maria Vega Defilippi and I was born in Lima. My work brings me a great deal of pleasure. I like the creativity of my pieces and I never spend a moment without looking for something to do. I love nature and I admire it very much; I especially like things related to Peru's culture and history.
"Through my designs, I transmit energy, art; my life is sharing with others these things that I feel. I've worked with jewelry since 2002 although, paradoxically, I've always worked in jobs related to art. But today, this is what I give most to, every part of me – setting free my space and my life in every work, in each small piece of silver.
"My jewelry is designed with geometric profiles and enclose the universal roots of form and meaning, echoes that reverberate from the earliest times of mankind. I especially like the series I've done in silver with motifs from the Nazca culture. I want to grant each human story a portion of this mystery tied to our ancestors, the inspiration of the past in an atmosphere of forms and feelings. This makes a piece unique.
"I offer the richness of a combination of varied non-metallic stones with the intense color of natural stones, arranged in controversial shapes that are divine and human. I rescue the energies that these marvelous stones gave to the spiritual and mystical life of the ancient Nazca peoples and our own ancestors. Thus, I revert an accumulation of beauty and energy to our modern world, giving it a subtle balance and the inner harmony that we desire so much.
"With this marvelous work, I not only create an artistic frontier but I also explore the evidence of the past to reconstruct Nazca science and technique. With the power of fire, they forged copper, then bronze and iron, and eventually the most resistant of steel. After that, they discovered titanium and silvery indium with its extraordinary and admirable hardness.
"With this technical experience and scientific knowledge, I base my passion wholly in their exquisite imagination and infinite sensitivity to create pieces in silver, set with a variety of stones in impressive colors with the magic that nature so generously gave this marvelous earth.
"To share our pre-Hispanic silver, starting out from new technical postulates, stimulating new applications with regard to the forms of expression inherited by our great culture is part of the expression in my pieces."
Gilda Vega crafts a tribute to a mother's love in polished obsidian. Set in silver, the sleek black heart centers a bracelet of two leather bands. "Love and peace in a single piece – the heart of a mother," she says.
We pack, ship, certify and 100% guarantee the quality of this item. Watch this video to see how.
This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Artists love to get backorders. Placing a backorder ensures that the artisan will do their best to create and deliver your item to our local office for shipment.
Although we cannot guarantee availability, we do expect to be able to fill the order within the timeframe indicated. But sometimes life happens - special materials may not be immediately available to the artist, or there might be some other circumstance beyond our control that could delay the shipment.
If for any reason we are unable to ship the item within the timeframe indicated, we will notify you.
This item has a special shipping flat fee which means that due to bulk, duties, or other special requirements, the item will be shipped to you via one of our special one-rate services. Shipping is only available to the United States (lower 48 States only).
Many of our gift items come with free gift packaging. Check the product detail page to see if this applies to your item. Each region has it's own flavor of gift wrap, using motifs or materials specific to the country they are from.
Every jewelry item comes with a free gift pouch, each with a unique regional twist.