Paula Giecco is the founder and owner of Finn, an Irish immigrant that moved to South America at the beginning of the twentieth century. After taking jewelry classes at the Fashion Institute of Technology – FIT and ateliers in Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires, her first steps were creating jewels from bakelite pieces Italian beads from the eighteen hundreds that she found at drift markets in Buenos Aires and Australia. Her intention of recovering the past and transforming it is still present in her current creations, where a historical perspective, charged with artistic references, coexists with a contemporary language.
Her love for colorful plastics is also still present in her designs. Which used acrylic resin as the primary medium, worked in detail, as if it was a noble material or a precious stone, displayed in multiple layers, facets and intricate cuttings and curves, generating volume and sculptural pieces.
Hand-cut acrylic resin with surgical steel posts.
1.18 X 2.16 in.
Handmade in Buenos Aires, Argentina.