Lorsque je tournais un morceau de bananier que j’avais coupé de mes propres mains, à partir d’un arbre qui m’avait vu grandir, et dont j’avais soigné le bois pendant des années pour créer une pièce unique, je compris que cet arbre ne mourrait jamais car il avait laissé une histoire derrière lui.
Through reading the Sufi poetry I realized that the gardens were described as jeweled lands. They described plants and flowers as precious stones and that made me think that we could make a personal universe…
The advantage of the young generation is their natural ability with new technologies and social media which can be a big plus to showing their work. Building a jewellery business or a craft business is not easy. Keep learning all the time, to not be afraid of rejections and not live as a failure the fact that thing don’t work instantly.
I don’t wait for the right customer to come along, I get out there to find the right customer. Sometimes I will design conservatively other days my designs may be bold and unpredictable…it doesn’t matter eventually they will find their forever home.