Featuring statement pieces you can rock this holiday season and beyond!
Let us introduce you to Onilium Jewelry- the statement brand that is based in Canada, motivated by an environmentally conscious mission, and features stunning accessories that are handmade in Colombia. Designed and specially crafted with care, it’s a must-shop brand to gift friends and family beautiful, meaningful pieces that are handmade by the brand’s network of talented Colombian artisans.
Check out our list of pieces to shop from the brand below, and why they’re the perfect holiday accessories to gift your loved ones this upcoming season.
The Aura Choker Pays homage to Colombia’s unique and diverse marine ecosystem, and the country’s continued efforts to protect them- specifically, the coral reef of Varadero is located in Cartagena. This was one of the brand’s biggest inspirations when creating this piece.
Together, corals and pearls are meant to represent empowerment and strength, creating a truly stunning piece. This beautiful piece is handcrafted with a core made of partly recycled bronze. The Aura choker is also double plated in 24K gold and encrusted with river pearls.
The Aura Ring Pays also homage to Colombia’s unique and diverse marine ecosystem. Similar to the Aura Choker, the Aura Ring is handcrafted with a core made of partly recycled bronze. It comes in different sizes to allow a more custom fit and it is double plated in 24K gold, encrusted with river pearls.
The Clarus hoops pay homage to one of Colombia’s most famous exports: coffee. Colombia coffee is famous for its exquisite and bold flavour, and due to Colombia’s high altitude, it shapes how the beans grow, which makes it unique among others.
On the brand’s journey, while exploring their origins, they were encouraged to find treasures such as the unique coffee beans found in Colombia, that give a distinctive flavour and aroma. The Clarus hoops are designed to emulate the uniqueness of Colombia beans as well as pay tribute to Colombian culture. The hoops are handcrafted with a core made of partly recycled bronze and are double plated in 24K gold, Hand Cast, and made almost entirely by hand to ensure the highest quality. It’s a magnificent representation of Colombian pride, care, and craftsmanship.
The Nummus Choker is a distinctive piece in the Originem collection, whose designs are inspired by Colombian colonial and present-day currency. The coins are engraved with animals such as the macaw and frog, which represent one of the finest and rarest species in Colombia.
The Nummus choker honors Colombian heritage and history, with symbols and patterns taken from the time of the conquest to this day. This stylish and bold design features an elegant circle closure, which allows for a supreme fit. This piece is handcrafted with a core made of partly recycled bronze, using a casting process, and finally double plated in 24K gold.
The Nummus Ring features three coins engraved with numbers that have historically been known in Colombian currency, and whose value directly relates to the creation of the brand.
The Nummus ring honors Colombian heritage and history, with symbols and patterns taken from the time of the conquest to this day. This stylish and bold design comes in different sizes and this specific piece is handcrafted with a core made of partly recycled bronze, using a casting process, and finally double plated in 24K gold.
The Poro chain is an homage to the native Colombian vessel known as the Poporo. The Poporo was used mainly by the Chibcha, Muisca, and Quimbaya tribes for storing goods. The brand wanted to honour their ancestors and the beauty in their craftsmanship by including this piece of history in their collection.
The Poporo, dated back to 301 BC, is considered a national symbol of Colombia, symbolizing strength, fertility, and femininity. Like the Poporo, the brand is driven by stories and representation that honor values. It was designed taking inspiration from the original Poporo, yet the brand uses its shapes to create their own version. Hand-cast, made of 999 Sterling Silver, it is elegantly crafted from a variety of materials.
The Poro ring is also an homage to the native Colombian vessel known as the Poporo. It comes in different sizes, allowing for a custom fit, and is hand-cast, made of 999 Sterling Silver, yet elegantly crafted from a variety of materials for a stunning look. This is a staple for any accessory lover.
The Artitek Bracelet mimics the designs of famous Colombian architecture, designs that combine both colonial and modern art and engineering. As a result, it illustrates Colombia’s evolution from Spanish emblematic colonial architecture to today’s innovative architecture.
Each bracelet is handcrafted and built, frame by frame, with a core made of partly recycled bronze. The Artitek bracelet is double plated in 24K gold, to ensure high quality.
The Areka Earcuff design is inspired by one of the many varieties of palms that are native to Colombia, paying homage to the country’s diverse Flora. Specifically, the wax palm is the world’s tallest palm and a source of pride for Colombia. The palm leaf is a symbol of triumph and victory, evokes serenity and devotion, which inspired the brand to create a unique piece that holds pride and strength.
In this particular piece, the brand designed a singular piece that could be worn in different ways and can be easily paired with other pieces of choice. It is hand-cast from bronze with a core made of partly recycled material. The Areca ear cuff is also double plated in 24K gold.
The Orquidea earrings are one of the brand’s largest statement pieces. They pay homage to one of the thousands of varieties of Colombian orchids, emblematic of Colombian Flora. Known to be a national symbol of Colombia, orchids hold a special definition of strength due to their long-lasting life.
With this piece, the brand wanted to honour the romanticism and strength of the women they believe in. Each piece features a different, unique shape, as it is made one by one. Crafted with a core made of partly recycled bronze, the Orquidea earrings are double plated in 24K gold. These are a must-have for any collection!
Published by HOLR Magazine.