While the Chakana symbol is shared amongst various indigenous nations across the Andes, this bracelet takes imagery from the Tolita peoples. This image symbolizes the power of our spirit and soul.
Bracelet Length: 19.2cm (including hook)
Centre Silver Detail: 2x2cm
Through ARIU Art Jewelry Studio. Byron Ushiña highlights Ecuador’s rich culture and identity. Byron proudly showcases his indigenous roots (Imbaya and Kitu Kara) through his artwork. He studied accountancy but his profession and passion is that of jewelry designer and creator of magical sculptures and accessories.
He has won several jewellery competitions. He is also the creator of the ‘Ancestral Jewelry’ concept in collaboration with Ecuador’s Central Bank museum. His works showcase elegance and manual skill and he defines himself as passionate about all cultural expression around art and architecture.