“I’ve always loved crocheting, ever since my childhood. I now use crochet to create statement jewellery pieces. My creations’ detail, intricacy, delicateness and splendour are only part of the story. I find the true hidden beauty of my art form to lie in my ability to create anywhere and everywhere. A reel of thread, some gleaming natural stones or crystals, a crochet needle and my imagination are all I need.”
Her work is inspired by nature and urban landscapes alike. So she finds it extremely gratifying to be able to forge her creations wherever she is and whenever she likes.
Taught by her mother to crochet ornamental mats at a tender age, Shenhav Russo quickly took pride in crocheting the tightest of stitches, lending her creations a captivating, almost machined precision. Her natural curiosity and inventiveness took things further, bringing her to passionately explore crochet techniques in adulthood, and ultimately transform, refresh and adapt an ancient craft to the design sensibilities of modern times. Working with a mix of classic gold and refined modern threads enables her to demonstrate her appreciation for elegance and grace, adding drama with the finest stones.