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Designs by Ileana Rojas-Bennett, this enchanting line of original handcrafted jewelry is inspired by the vast kaleidoscope of colors and textures found in the rain forests of Rojas-Bennett’s native country of Costa Rica. The tropical rain forest is an enchanting paradise of colors that has influenced my ancestors for centuries. Maleku Jewelry is crafted with 22k gold, sterling silver, fine silver and copper. First quality precious stones and gem stones.
Ileana has been working in jewelry design for the past 7 years. She has taken classes under the supervision of Patsy Croft a gold smith from whom she learned to work with gold and sterling silver.
Ileana participated at New York Fashion Week, Boston Fashion Week, Miami Fashion Week and the Latin GRAMMY’S. She was also a recipient on September 2010 for the award “Beyond the Runway” at New York Fashion week with Nolcha. Recently participated in “Miami Irnternational Bridal Fashion Week”. Mercedes Soler reporter on CNN wears everyday on television Maleku Jewelry.
Specialties: Desiegners specialty is silversmithing and gold smith. Shop Maleku Jewelry on Etsy and find handmade, vintage, and unique goods that express who you are.