Shaya Durbin: "For me jewelry has been the great exploration of form, presenting the perpetual challenge of translating sculptural ideas into designs that accentuate the human body. This creates a captivating dialog between the sculpture and the wear
NAAMA BERGMAN-ISRAEL "Naama Bergman, an independent goldsmith, graduated in 2008 from the Department of Jewelry and Fashion at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem. She was also an Exchange student in Otto Künzli’s class at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München. Naama has won several awards and scholarships, among them the Eitan Ron Memorial Prize for excellence in jewelry design and a Scholarship for metal design from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. "