The Beauty in the dust

(Ode to my wife Yvonne de Wit who designs and create original jewellery from treasures of the South African Earth)   “The moon is bland in colour. I call it shades of grey … And to find orange soil on the moon was a surprise.” Gene Cernan, astronaut, Apollo 10, Apollo 17 When artist Yvonne …

Made in South Africa

A combination of natural bonded South African soil and South African Sterling Silver; very time consuming to create but each piece of this kind of jewellery art is unique and is complemented with a certificate with the name of the owner as model-name. People from outside South Africa love it. Unfortunately many South Africans, so …

Dhunga Earthworks Jewelry ‘Made in Stanford’

This is just a first trial; more Trial & Error to follow. Yvonne developed a way of binding earth particles in a natural environmental way. Combined with Sterling Silver and Swarovsky gems Yvonne creates jewelry under the ‘brand’ Dhunga Earthworks. And it’s selling (wholesale and retail via The Little Gem in Hermanus). Dhunga is Nepalese …