Valeria Martínez Nahuel
Artist by training, jeweler by profession.
She has a Bachelor of Art with a Mention in Etching from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, an urban artisan, dedicated to goldsmithing for more than 20 years, always seeking a line of innovation that has led her to explore the world of contemporary jewelry.
Recognized with the seal of excellence in Artesanías de Chile on 2 occasions and with the recognition of excellence in Craftsmanship granted by UNESCO.
Her works have been exhibited in Chile and abroad.
"Contemporary art with an ancestral soul.
My works are mainly made of copper, an innovative material for the technique that I work with, which is filigree, fine threads intertwined with each other, welded as a lace, creating new shapes, transparencies, shadows. Exploring the different finish alternatives that this material offers me, oxide, patina, pure copper.
Through my work I try to bring these materials to life, show their secrets. Each piece is unique and has a story".