Givat Koah, Israel
My obsession with jewelry started with my journey to East Asia. There I fell in love with a small and precise kind of art called goldsmithing. At my return home, in Israel, I started to learn goldsmithing and Jewelry Design.
I graduated from Shenkar Collage of Engineering and Design in Ramat-Gan. After graduation, I decided to give up on city life and move to a cooperative settlement located in the north of Israel. I took a big breath and began working on my first collection.
Nature has a significant part in my life and in the way I create.
I love the combinations of urban motives and natural lines, which give my jewels a unique style. This collection was inspired by the caterpillar’s body structure and its mobility, which I find fascinating. I created a link set with different kinds of leather. By adding more and more links and changing the composition, I have created jewels with the ability to move as an independent organism.
Welcome to my private world of creatures…
“The passion for art and design has always existed in me,” jewelry designer Shanny Alon says. While on a trip to East Asia, Shanny fell in love with gems and the manipulation of metals and decided…
“My first interaction with the firefly caterpillar was a moment of [inner enlightenment] for me,” Shanny Alon says. She fell for this unusual creature (which is often called a glow worm) and ever since,...