"I am thankful to God for giving me such a great gift so I can make a living for my family. Not much, perhaps, but enough for our simple way of life."
Like most people who were born and live in Gianyar Regency, Buana has been surrounded by handicrafts since he was a child. Gianyar is a part of Bali known throughout the world for its beautiful landscapes and exceptional artistic legacy. Handicrafts like shadow puppets made of cowhide, woodcarving and silver jewelry are created there in towns like Tegalalang, Ubud, Sukawati and Celuk.
In 1990, Buana decided to learn to craft silver jewelry from a friend in Celuk. He learned it all, from the very basic skills like sanding, polishing and making plates to very advanced techniques. Supported by his family, Buana has continued his profession as a silversmith. "I am thankful to God for giving me such a great gift so I can make a living for my family. Not much, perhaps, but enough for our simple way of life," he says. "Hopefully through Novica I can offer a better future to my wife and two children."
Suspended from a silver pendant, the eagle's fierce, proud beauty distinguishes this novel design. Buana carves the brave bird from bone and crowns it with amethyst. A black leather cord completes the necklace.
This cross glows with the magnificence of Balinese artistry. Kenari crafts it by hand, creating an ornate axis of sterling silver. Displayed on a cord of braided leather, the pendant is centered by a sparkling amethyst.
With a solemn expression, Ganesha seems both wise and benevolent. Nyoman Rena depicts the Hindu lord of auspiciousness in sterling silver. Amethyst adorns the portrait of the beloved deity, which is worn on a necklace of braided black leather.
Sterling flames caress the violet gemstone that centers a dramatic ring. Featuring 1.5 carats of faceted amethyst, the design comes from Wayan Sarjana. "The shape of the ring reminds me of the crowns that traditional Indonesian kings used to wear," he....read more
COLLECTIONS FEATURING Men's Amethyst Jewelry
Men's Amethyst Jewelry
Find an incredibly unique selection of classic and contemporary amethyst jewelry for men in this unique collection. In searching for the perfect men’s amethyst ring, trust the meticulous craftsmanship of world wide artisans featured in this collection. Styles of rings include band, single stone, and multi-stone. NOVICA is the ideal destination for amethyst jewelry for women and men alike. Enjoy exploring styles you won’t find anywhere else!
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