"My mother is a silversmith… It was she who taught me the art."
"My name is Made Yuliawati, but people often call me 'Made' or 'Yuli' for short. I was born near Celuk village, which has been known throughout the world for handcrafted silver and gold.
"When I was little, I never thought I would work with silver one day. My mother is a silversmith. After finishing her housework – like cooking, cleaning the house and making offerings – she spent the rest of the day working with silver. It was she who taught me the art. Over one year, I learned to handle silver and I enjoy the work. I was really excited to put tiny silver pieces together and create new designs.
"Silver work did not keep me from studying, and by making silver jewelry I could pay my tuition. In 1998, I married a man who is also a silversmith. His educational background in interior design and mine in economic management have made us not only husband and wife, but also working partners."
Polished to a high sheen, onyx mirrors the beauty of the natural world in a necklace designed by Buana. The gem is surrounded by lush flowers and leaves, all exquisitely detailed in a sterling silver pendant hanging from a leather cord.
Dazzling with ornate detail, this necklace by Wayan Sarjana celebrates the legendary Borobudur style. It is named after the magnificent Buddhist temple in Java which was built in the 9th century as a schematized representation of the cosmos. This sterling....read more
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