Vicky Kanellopoulos

My God Does Not Judge (God Is No Respecter of Persons ACTS 10:34)


Olive wood, ribbon, thread, steel

The olive tree has been one of the most revered plants throughout the Mediterranean lands. In Greek mythology and particularly in Homer, it was called “liquid gold”. The collection presented here is inspired by my last summer trip to Greece, where I visited my uncle’s olive groves and I was entranced by the texture and aroma of the olive wood. Each wooden piece that I used to create my jewelry has been carefully cut out – by hand – from an old branch and has been sanded and drilled to become wearable