About this item: Artist Wayan Sarjana lovingly shapes this delicate, seductive chain anklet from polished .925 sterling silver. The workmanship is impressive, alluring – each detail rendered with a passionate sense of the jeweler’s art. The 10.5-inch long anklet is secured with a lobster claw clasp. Please note that the bell charms are slightly rounded discs, and do not jingle or make any sound.
About our Artist: Wayan Sarjana has fine-tuned his silver-smithing skills over the years to become one of the most talented and innovative craftsmen in his village. Sarjana, an amateur historiographer, says he returns to his roots for inspiration, elaborating on ancient Indonesian designs to create elegantly unique silver jewelry. I was born in a village called Banjar Apuan Singapadu, Sukawati on the island of Bali in the year of 1970. I am the eldest of three children from a family of artists, but I was the first in my family to work with silver. I started to learn at the age of fifteen as an apprentice in my village with a man called Nyoman Regig. He was a good but strict teacher. If Made one piece just a little bit wrong he would be so angry with me, but he also taught me how to work under stress and short time limits. A good foundation if you ask me! After five years I started on my own to produce original pieces that I sold to local shops. And slowly I was able to save enough money to make my own workshop at home, where I work still until this day. My main inspirations come from nature and the daily life around me. Flowers and animals are my favorite subjects, but sometimes-abstract geometrical shapes come into my mind, even though they…
An original NOVICA fair trade product in association with National Geographic.
Includes an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.
NOVICA works with Wayan Sarjana to craft this item.
Includes an original NOVICA jewelry pouch to keep for yourself or give as a gift.
A keepsake treasure designed to be loved for years to come.