nanette nel "Om-gekeerd Protea" handbag/neckpiece
Nanette Nel “Om-gekeerd Protea” handbag/neckpiece.

A group of South African jewelers are participating in an exhibition that shows over the next few months in California, Ohio and Tennessee in the States. The exhibition is entitled Dichotomies in Objects: Contemporary South African Studio Jewelry from the Stellenbosch Area and is curated by Lauren Kalman and Carine Terreblanche. The show will highlight over 150 pieces by 20 South African artists.

Exhibiting artists are Joani Bekker • Bea Cecile Bernard • Idane Burger • Kirsten Gerber • Marnell Kirsten • Jacomien Labuschagne • Eric Loubser • Lee Malan • Karin Rae Matthee • Marie-Louise De La Marque Naudé • Nanette Nel • Junior Ackeem Ngwenya • Johan van Aswegen • Gussie van der Merwe • Nini van der Merwe • Maeve Roseveare • Carine Terreblanche • Therese de Villiers • Erika Voigt • Anthi Voyatjes

Click through to see some unique South African pieces.
Anthi Voyatjies Ring
Anthi Voyatjies Ring

Johan Van Aswegen "Tieroog" Tiara
Johan Van Aswegen “Tieroog” Tiara

Eric Loubser "Greenhouse" Brooch
Eric Loubser “Greenhouse” Brooch

Eric Loubser Ring
Eric Loubser Ring

Idane Burger Pendants
Idane Burger Pendants

Joani Bekker "Viara-Japanese Symbol for a Diamond" Ring/Locket
Joani Bekker “Viara-Japanese Symbol for a Diamond” Ring/Locket

Joani Bekker "Until Death Do Us Part" Earrings
Joani Bekker “Until Death Do Us Part” Earrings

Marie-Louise De La Marque Naudé "Threaded Bloom & Pearl Bloom" Rings
Marie-Louise De La Marque Naudé “Threaded Bloom & Pearl Bloom” Rings

Marnell Kirsten "A Private Affair:5" Necklace
Marnell Kirsten “A Private Affair:5″ Necklace

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