"I started designing and crafting sterling silver jewelry and slowly, with the help of family and friends, I was able to establish myself in the field."
"Hello, my name is Shanker and I come from a farming background. I studied till 10th grade and, as a family tradition, I was expected to work along with my parents. During those days, my maternal uncle was working with a jeweler. I was always fascinated by the fancy jewelry he designed. Eventually, I quit farming and started my own small workshop.
"I started designing and crafting sterling silver jewelry and slowly, with the help of family and friends, I was able to establish myself in the field. Initially, I had to face a lot of problems as people in my village like only gold, because it offers a return value. Silver is not popular.
"So with the help of my uncle, I set up my own workshop in the city. Today, I have achieved a lot in terms of design, quality and appreciation. I have also participated in various exhibitions. I am immensely honored to showcase on Novica. My products can be displayed worldwide and I feel my greatest challenge is to fulfill my customers' expectations."
Etched into a gleaming pendant, a sea turtle makes a plea for ocean conservation. Dark "burnt" silver highlights the image in a design for men or women. Guillermo creates the pendant of silver, and presents it on a leather necklace.
Handcrafted of silver, a handcrafted turtle necklace suggests a jigsaw puzzle. Kunio Takeda pays tribute to the sea turtles that lay their eggs on Mexican beaches each year, from the Pacific to the Caribbean. Volunteers work to preserve these endangered....read more
A solitary frog perches on a tree trunk, realistically carved by hand. Surrounded by silver foliage and flowers, the amphibian centers a necklace by Buana. The image is carved by hand of polished bone, and the pendant is worn on a sterling chain.
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