Sometimes it's all about
combining a love of vibrant texture with a
passion for botanical design.
Jewelry created by Nora Rochel
overflows with textural elements.
And it celebrates her vision of hidden gardens
and botanical domains.
Her exploration of these themes leads to
jewelry that, as the artist says,
"turns one‘s hands into small landscapes and gardens."
These are like country gardens where the
vegetation is allowed to grow with
wild abandon in secret corners.
Secret corners of those unkempt gardens
tend to shelter the most exquisite
specimens. Discovering those hidden gems is where
curiosity meets delight. That sense of
discovery exists in her jewelry.
The golden warmth in this ring
is almost luminous.
She uses different metals and several types
of patination to achieve
The key to
expressing one's inner vision
is to experiment and play.
And throw caution to the wind.
This artist definitely succeeds.
This work has a sense of playfulness
and discovery and enchantment
that's not easy to resist.
Each piece holds a tiny treasure within
that begs to be explored.
It's jewelry that's off
the beaten path - where
being an adventurous tourist can be
You can explore more of Nora's
work at her website.