Sterling silver brooch, 'Hero's Star'
Arjuna's courageous spirit and tranquil soul is well symbolized as a picuk flower, its elegant petals crowned by luminous artistry. Working in sterling silver, Made Sriasih looks to the tales of the Mahabaratha for inspiration and honors the hero with her talent. Sriasih presents this brooch in a batik covered box, lined with velvet and finished with palm leaf thread. The box also features a mirror. Add a touch of legendary sophistication to an elegant outfit with this precious brooch.
.925 silver. Made in Indonesia.
2.4" W x 2.4" H x 0.6" D
3.7" W x 1.4" H x 2.8" D
- Weight: 0.71 oz
- Sterling silver
- Offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Ships directly from our partner office in Indonesia. Please allow 1.5 to 3 weeks for delivery. This item is not available for express shipping and cannot be delivered to PO Boxes or APO/FPO.
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Artisan: Made Sriasih
Made Sriasih was born in Bali on April 14, 1964, in a village long renowned as the island's center of silver production. Her father was one of the senior silversmiths, well trained in the jewelry arts. This skill was passed on to his daughter, Made, from the time she was 12-years old until she got married. She learned how to select quality material and create her pieces with precision, employing the village's traditional motifs and designs.
Although Sriasih studied anthropology in college, she decided to start her own silver business with the support of her husband. Currently her workshop employs ten other artisans. It has not always been easy for Sriasih, but she always remembers the sage words of one client, who said, "Success won't fall down from the sky and if you want it you must try hard to reach it."
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