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Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė

Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė Jewellery maker
Contact
Lithuanian, English, Russian
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+370 60116589
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Making the invisible visible

  • • There's a story behind each of Vita's pieces
  • • She isn't satisfied with her work until it is perfect
  • • She uses the sophisticated technique of transparent enamel

Lithuanian jewellery maker Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė avoids brash, eye-catching colours and forms. Although her studio is located in the heart of the Old Town of Vilnius, she draws inspiration from Lithuanian nature. She is most interested in the plants we pass by without usually noticing them, such as bentgrass, thistles, pine cones and needles; everything that surrounds us but we don’t always appreciate. She transforms these objects of nature into jewellery using silver, semi-precious stones and, above all, enamel. A graphic print is engraved on the silver base and then covered with transparent enamel. The result is jewellery that radiates quiet happiness.

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Works

  • Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
  • Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
  • Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
  • Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
  • Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
Photo: Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
24 Hours necklace

The 24 Hours necklace was handcrafted in silver and set with amber stones, which were coloured with enamel according to the shades of daylight, from sunrise to moonrise.

Photo: Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
Morning earrings

These semi-translucent earrings were handcrafted from gold and silver and set with amber and rose quartz. The choice of stones was inspired by the summer morning light.

Photo: Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
Thistle brooch

The Thistle brooch was finely handcrafted from silver, enamel and gold and set with fluorspar and ruby. It was inspired by thistle flowers.

Photo: Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
Burdock brooches

These precious brooches were finely handcrafted from silver, gold and enamel, and were set with tourmalines, diamonds, rubies and sapphires. They were inspired by a burdock flower accidentally cut from a meadow.

Photo: Andrius Bružas © Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė
Meadow brooches

These beautiful brooches were finely handcrafted in silver and copper. They were created as a reference to the constantly evolving plant life that grows on Earth.

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