The Leaf-Life collection

February 14, 2018

 Some necklaces from the new Leaf-Life collection

 

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There's no better day than Valentine's Day to celebrate the new life of the upcoming Spring! 

 

The new collection Leaf-Life is here!

 

Leaf-Life bracelets 

 

Leaf-Life sterling silver necklaces 

 

 Leaf-Life earrings

 

The new “Leaf - Life” collection celebrates the vitality of Nature and the variety of colors and shapes with which it reveals itself on our Earth, in particular during the Spring and Summer seasons. The collection also wants to tell some of the believes and meanings that different cultures gave to some trees during the ages.

 

One day last September (2017) I stumbled upon a tiny adorable book that inspired me a lot for this collection. Its title is “The little guide to leaves” by Quadrille Publishing, and it’s beautifully illustrated by Tom Frost. Here I found the pieces of information that interested me a lot and pushed me to create this new line of jewellery.

 

In particular, I’ve been fascinated by the following trees with their stories.

 

Sycamore: in some areas in Wales, people thought that this tree would keep the fairies at bay; Native Americans believed it was a tree of magic and mystery and they called it the “ghost of the forest”.

Horse Chestnut: Ancient Greeks associated it with Zeus, fertility, abundance and good for