An extensive collection of Indonesian gemstones and jewelry designed by Irwan will be on display at the Neka Museum in Ubud, Bali October 3-8, 2012 as part of the many activities being held in conjunction with the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. Paintings by Angels
Among the extraordinary gemstones on display will be opals from West Java; mabe (blister) and cultured South Sea pearls; red, black and rare blue coral only found in Indonesia; Pancawarna Sanskrit agates; chrysocolla; amethsyt; rose agate, picture agates; and rare amber.
Irwan’s unique approach to jewelry also includes innovative use of rare tropical woods, bamboo, lava, textiles and other materials.
A large collection of gems and stones will also be on display that can be placed in selected settings within 48 hours.
Born in New York City, Irwan William-Holmes traveled in Europe before settling in Indonesian in 1969. A member of the Subud Spiritual community in Indonesia for 50 years, he uses only Indonesian gemstones in his designs.
He has one numerous awards including a prestigious prize for design at the Bijorcha Exhibition in Paris (2006).
Jewelry and Gemstones by Irwan
Neka Museum - Ubud, Bali
October 3 – 8, 2012 - Open Daily
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