Firefly presents stunning pieces of jewelry comprising Austrian crystals & Czech glass beads with an intricate mosaic design. Designed by Juan Carlos Chavajay Vasquez, handmade in Guatemala.
The style of design reflected in the Santiago Atitlan culture is recreated in each of these pieces of jewelry. Firefly utilizes many of the older molds used to create metal findings, especially vintage filigree finding molds. Characteristic features of their pieces include:
- Strong colors: Firefly pieces are unique with distinguishing strong colors.
- Mosaics: The designs feature the clever use of mosaics with crystals and gemstones to create miniature works of art.
- Metals: Brass and nickel silver wire are most common. Findings are brass, plated with silver in an antiqued finish.
- Beads and crystals: Japanese or Czech glass beads and Austrian Swarovski Crystal embellishments give this jewelry a stunning sparkle.