Based in Istanbul, jeweler and sculptor Aida Bergsen creates jewelry with different themes that reflect traces of her hometown and its multi-layered cultural fibre. She draws inspiration mainly from mythological heroes, organic forms, and the human anatomy. Each of her wearable sculptures are meticulously crafted in wax then transformed into timeless jewels using traditional techniques.
"I try to re-interpret traditional crafts and skills in jewelry making in order to create a more contemporary approach. I like to have a play on the contrast between light and shadow as I believe it is key in capturing form at a deeper level."