"I am completely devoted and dedicated to my craft - it is something that brings me great joy."
"In 1981 I entered the fascinating world of jewelry design and crafting as an apprentice. I learned to work with metals and some years later I decided to set up my own workshop. Silver jewelry was fashionable at the time and I crafted my own pieces working in a small studio in my house.
"By the end of the 1980s a new trend in jewelry design was surfacing with the predominance of gold plated items. It was during that time that I began to include Brazilian gemstones in my designs. I believe gemstones do have some kind of energy since they've witnessed the planet's transformations throughout time, including the appearance of man.
"I am completely devoted and dedicated to my craft - it is something that brings me great joy. I am always thinking of new ways of combining stones and metals and I also follow the current fashion trends.
"I have traveled throughout Brazil with my work, following the different art fairs. Novica to me means the opportunity of showing my work to an even broader, global audience! I am happy to follow technological progress and I am proud of becoming part of this international network of artisans."