Every now and then Yvonne goes on tour to collect colourful stones and earth particles for her Down-to-Earth range of her jewellery designs. Now you know why her jewellery is so colourful; AdvertisementsRead More Collecting the stones
Yvonne’s statement as it will be presented during the Broken Earth exhibition at Manley Estate 27-29 September during the Tulbagh Art Festival: “To comprehend the earth, the soil, stones and rocks is to connect with my inner human core. I am inspired by the uniquely, colourful, earthly palette and guided to transfigure stones, rocks […]Read More Statement
#Earrings #Pendant and #Ring #SouthAfrican #SterlingSilver with naturally bonded #Earth (NO resins) #Design and #Creation: Yvonne de Wit #Photomodel: Lauren Kehl #Photography: Herman van BonRead More Showing
Make mother happy …. Original inspirational design and handmade by Yvonne de Wit with ancient tools in Napier, South Africa. Materials: South African Sterling silver combined with naturally bonded earth. Photomodel: Lauren Kehl Photography: Herman van BonRead More Making mother happy
Dreamtime ‘The fish that went fly-about’ is inspired by the Australian aboriginal legend ‘The fish became the moon’. In the time known as ‘Dreamtime’ the world took shape, the ancestors retired into the earth, into the sky, into the clouds and into the creatures, and planted in the earth, as the ancestors call it, the […]Read More The story behind ‘The fish went fly-about’
In addition to serving as spouts for water in ancients times, the gaping mouths of #gargoyles evoked the fearsome destructiveness of these #legendary #beasts, reminding the laity of the need for the (Roman Catholic) church’s protection. A previous owner of our house added them to keep #evil #spirits out. Original #photographs in black and white. […]Read More EARTH, WIND AND FIRE
And suddenly, out of the blue, Yvonne sold for the first time a ring to somebody from Bredasdorp. There is this English expression: ‘one sheep follows another’. The Dutch say: “If there is one sheep over the barrier the rest will follow”. Curious now if all women from Bredasdorp will wear one of her rings […]Read More Counting sheep…..