Margherita de Martino Norante
My pieces are my way of reflecting, with irony, on human frailties and on those contrasting wishes of revealing, hiding and disguising oneself that each of us feels.
My work finds inspiration from the Japanese sense of beauty, that is ‘beauty of form that nature not artifice creates’ and the ‘vitality of nature’.
“I dedicate every single one of my creations to the natural world. I grew up immersed in it.
With my brand I aim to retribute to mother earth for the dearest memories of my childhood.
I wish to stay close to her by constantly getting inspired by its wonders and providing conscious and ethically handmade produced goods.”
Monastery pieces are intended to be mythic, raw heirlooms crafted with slow, meticulous care.
In collaboration with a passionate skateboarder I created a unisex jewelry line transforming a mechanical-looking bearing into a fine piece of jewelry.
Italian jewelry maker, expert in the ancient hand engraving technique, he explores different decorative motifs from Italian and Indian traditions.
Jewellery is my way of expressing in forms stories of the past, the present and the future, a symbolic media of exchanging knowledge and secrets.