Location: United States
Monica Varela is a designer from the Dominican Republic. Her jewelry path started when she was thirteen and has followed her passion since then. She is a SCAD alumni, where she studied Jewelry, Accessories and Anthropology. Monica Varela Jewelry is Evolution, it is a development of the last collection she developed at SCAD. It is inspired on plants, focusing on microscopic images of seeds from the photographer Rob Kesseler. Monica Varela is currently located in NYC where she produces her jewelry lines. She exclusively uses 925 Sterling Silver, gold plating and microscopic fibers, as well as the incorporation of precious stones. The colors used in this collection are green(trees), blue(sky) and burgundy(earth); the colors of nature.