Diana Shye's Profile
I strive to create jewelry that is modern, wearable and affordable but at the same time evokes classic beauty and elegance. I personally design and create each piece of my jewelry in my studio in Jerusalem, Israel; thus each piece is unique.
I have always been fascinated by the decorative arts of ancient, classic and traditional cultures and my jewelry designs are often inspired by classic or traditional motifs, elements or techniques that take on a new life as I translate them into a modern idiom. I use traditional metalsmithing techniques and age-old wire-working techniques to integrate silver, copper and brass metals and silver and gold-filled wire with gemstones, crystals and pearls.
My development as a jewelry artist began in childhood as I watched my parents at work on their own handicraft projects. They taught me many skills…
- Born on June 5
- Joined June 30, 2009
- Diana Shye
- Jerusalem, Israel