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.