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Exploring themes of freedom, Rupadana designs these dangle earrings to depict birds among a lush, floral garden. The tranquil scene is handcrafted in sterling silver over cabochon ovals of dark onyx. The Balinese earrings bring boldness and beauty to the wearer.
Rupadana has steadily grown his workshop and now employs assistants.
Rupadana incorporates traditional Balinese motifs and contemporary styling to create beautiful jewelry that incorporates traditional silversmithing techniques. He learned the art of silverwork as a child and started his own his own workshop with only 25 grams of silver. He has struggled through hard economic times but has steadily grown his business. He proudly employs six assistants.
As the seventh of nine children Rupadana worked at any early age to help provide for his basic needs. Today he is proud to be able to care for his three children and provide them with a better life.
Rupadana receives nearly half his income from Novica sales, they are instrumental to survival of his family and workshop.
Rupadana provides for the education of his three children.