Award-winning jeweler Fernando Jorge digs deep into his Brazilian roots to create contemporary jewelry full of sculptural shapes and bold colors.
After studying design at London's Central Saint Martins school, he launched his own brand in 2010 and now has showrooms in both London and Sao Paolo.
His critically acclaimed collections leverage Brazilian and Italian artisanship, for jewelry that surprises and delights, carrying an easy sensuality that combines Brazilian flamboyance with British refinement.
In conversation with Fernando Jorge
You were born in Brazil but trained in London. To what extent does your homeland inspire your jewelry?
My designs are my way to express the things I love and I regularly go to Brazil to get inspired by reconnecting with my roots, as well as my family and friends. A lot of my inspiration comes from jewelry history and the precious materials I work [...]