Designer Elizabeth van der Merwe specializes in producing handcrafted jewellery and décor items that are unique in style and meticulous in craftsmanship.
Using precious metals, gemstones and even found objects, she creates original designs that are inspired by nature and reflect a genuine passion for interpreting organic forms.
Techniques such as casting, carving, smithing and oxidation are frequently part of the manufacturing process, yet the design and type of pieces produced are constantly changing.
Elizabeth often collaborates with other designers especially Gerika Langenhoven for Jewellery.
Commissions are welcomed.
Qualification: Fine Arts Degree – University of Stellenbosch
“For me, making things has always been a kind of play, and I try to retain that feeling in my current work. Design is about capturing a natural intangible and making it permanent.”