Born in Lima, Peru, Master Jeweler Fermin Vilcapoma traces his beginnings as a silversmith to age eleven, when, after school, he first began helping his father at the family’s workshop. “I attended school in the morning, but I was always daydreaming, creating new designs,” Vilcapoma recalls… Global artisans use all sorts of materials in their handcrafted jewelry for men. In the Andes, sterling silver, leather, and combinations of natural stones are frequently used. In Bali, silver, gold, bone, wood, brass, and stainless copper adorn handmade jewelry. In West Africa, men’s jewelry honors the cow, where bone and horns are incorporated into unique pieces.
- Cufflinks, for example, are a wonderful opportunity to get creative or show some extra class during your next formal outing.
- This unique piece caught my eye while perusing the latest Stauer catalog.
- Padaung women in Myanmar place large golden rings around their necks.
- The Queen of Spain