Ilios

We love discovering new handmade shops – especially too if it happens to be colourful eye catching jewelry …

So, today we are introducing the lovely ILIOS and picking our favourite five items from their etsy shop

ilios

ILIOS means “light” in Greek. I am inspired by the colors of the Southwest, of the sun, of objects in nature. Much of my jewelry is hand-painted or asymmetrical; full of bold shapes and brilliant shimmer. All of my pieces have a story to tell. Creating pieces that have been touched by the human hand is my way of offering something truly unique and one-of-a-kind for the fresh, modern gals of today.

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fins

Bright, modern earrings that have been hand-painted with enamel and brushed to a flickering shine. I call them “fins” because the way the brass chevron catches the light when they are worn reminds me of a swimming fish. This lovely shade of green stands out gorgeously, complimenting just about any outfit.

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chieftess

Turquoise and red glow against polished, hammered brass chevron bars. This is a stunning, intricate, hand-painted piece that has a lovely weight and hangs on antiqued brass chain.

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totem11

TOTEM is a series of artisan earrings designed to speak to your most creative self. Each hand-painted pair is a markedly unique take on the asymmetrical earring; they are an artistic, one-of-a-kind choice for any occasion.

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doubletriangel

Lovely brass triangle necklace with a hand-painted coral and mint green double triangle. Geometric and southwestern style is modern, fresh, and edgy; perfect to brighten up any season. Piece is hand-cut and attached to a gorgeous golden-colored brass curb chain.

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tinytriangle

Brass triangles are brushed to a glowing shine and then hand painted with a strip of periwinkle blue. Pastel blue really brings out the beauty of the metal and the simple shapes offer a hint of the Southwest.

Geometric, petite and modern, these are perfect for every day.

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Beautiful no? We love the colours.

Thanks Ilios for bringing these lovely pieces into our world!

handsome and pretty

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