I do have a tendency of going for the brightest gems, the most unique roughs and the best particularities. This might be in part because of my magpie personality, but also because of my obsession with a gem’s individuality. These are the gems with the brightest desire to belong. They demand to be included and like to choose their perfect spot.

My main source of inspiration has always been rooted in nature and in the way I interact with it. While I can’t keep a cactus alive, I like to freeze it in place forever. I love trapping moments that inspire me. When I am making a piece I feel like I am writing a story I know nothing about and is bursting to be discovered.

I am endlessly drawn by the stunning landscapes that raise the gems I choose and by the wildlife that call these places home. The iridescent flash of a feather, the colorful wing of a butterfly and the blush of a flower are always in my mind. When I create, I enjoy letting my inspiration run rampant through everything that inspires me. That’s when I feel everything comes together beautifully. It’s also what I need to recharge and replenish my imagination.

Another deep fascination of mine is with colors. I am inspired by the interplay of colors that surround us. Our emotions are closely bonded with colors: some of them uplift our souls while other drain us. We form bonds with colors or we rely on the lack of them.