toni · gie blends the organic forms of vernacular Paraguayan filigree with a sharp geometric design as an attempt to preserve the traditional filigree craft in Luque, Paraguay, as it is not being passed onto the next generation and risks extinction.

The technique arrived to the Spanish colony with the conquistadors during the XVIII century, finding its embassy in the city of Luque, in the metropolitan area of Asunción.

 

luna collection

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crescent moon earrings

hand-made silver filigree climber earrings

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full moon bracelet 

moonlight ring

hand-made silver filigree bracelet and ring

work in progress