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.
crescent moon earrings
hand-made silver filigree climber earrings
full moon bracelet
hand-made silver filigree bracelet and ring
work in progress