Priscila Pini

From the mix of Brazilian nature and art, through  Priscila Pini‘s eyes, the designer of the brand, were born differentiated jewelry, created and developed in Trancoso / Bahia.

 

Ethical fashion, contemporary design, natural and recycled materials, and the lapidation made by the artisans trained by the brand. The result of this are special natural jewels, which combine the rich Brazilian manual work with high design.

 

In addition to its own collections, Priscilla Pini produces pieces exclusively for brands such as Lenny Niemeyer, Alcaçuz, Paula Raia, Paula Ferber, Cris Barros, Guerreiro, among others. The sky is the limit for her creations

 

To combine good taste and style, showing its Brazilianness through refined, modern and rich in details natural jewels, is your goal as a brand, in a world where the slow fashion era is already taking hold, and we have to prioritize sustainability and durability in our work and materials.

A little of our story

The story of Priscila Pini began in 2009, when the paulistana that gives the brand’s name moved to Trancoso/Bahia, and was delighted with local craftwork. Self-taught and passionate about jewelry and art, developed with the local craftman a Brazilian jewelery line, using only recycled raw materials. In addition to all of that Priscila started an important social work with the local community.

 

How the Brazilian jewelery are produced

They are manually cutt almost without the use of machines, produced one by one with high quality control. The raw materials go through different recycling processes, respecting the nature. All of this makes of Priscila Pini an unique and original brand.

Raw Materials

Learn about our most-used raw materials.

Bone:

This raw material passes through a specific treatment, performed by our craftsmen, to become suitable for the fabrication of parts. This is a recycled material. Were considered as the new ivory, as have all the characteristics of color, texture and beauty of this noble material, however from an ecologically sound process. Curiosity: man has always felt the need to use adornments. Since pre history uses the bone for making ornaments. They symbolize status, power or mysticism. The bone ornaments were quite common in India.

Horn:

This raw material passes through a specific treatment, performed by our craftsmen, to become suitable for the production of biojoias. This is a recycled material. Features a variety of color, exist on black and with nuances of Brown and beige. Priscila Pini enjoy all these variations to produce unique pieces, exclusive! Curiosity: Since the Pre-history notes to use the Horn to make adornments. Its use for jewelry is presented in the course of time, especially for the Art Nouveau period, which valued nature. In this period, the Belle Epoque, a great furore was caused in Paris exhibition of 1900, when designers displayed their jewels using the Horn as a raw material.

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Astrocaryum Vulgare (Bactris Setosa):

Is the name of a popular ornamental palm tree 2 to 5 meters high and has stems covered with thorns. Occurs in the Atlantic forest. The Tucum used in your biojoia is found in Trancoso, South of Bahia. Priscila Pini makes use of this ecologically correct way palm tree: when the trees naturally grow older and fall, the logs are collected and processed. If they were green, the wood wouldn’t have this striped pattern, the malleability and beauty that we seek for the biojoias. Therefore, this material is derived from the extraction and gathering in the Woods without any damage to the ecosystem. Fun fact: at the time of the Empire in Brazil, when jewelry made of gold were used by the elite, the blacks and Indians, have created the tucum ring. Meant marital pact, friendship among themselves and also of resistance in the fight for liberation.

Pati (Syagrus botryophora):

Is the popular name of a species of South American species of palm tree. Occurs in the Atlantic forest. The Pati used in your biojoia is found in Trancoso, South of Bahia.

Priscila Pini makes use of this palm tree in a sustainable manner, as well as the Tucum.

Curiosity: When cut horizontally, present the appearance of Jaguar skin, which we like. With the vertical cut, he presents risks in black brown. Is a beautiful and versatile raw material.

Palm (Attalea funifera):

Is the popular name of a species of Palm native of some Brazilian States of the Northeast. The Palm fiber used in its biojoia is found in Trancoso, South of Bahia.

Its name comes from the Tupi-Guarani language, meaning fibrous plant. In addition to edible fruit, its hard and flexible fiber is used in the manufacture of brooms and brushes.

Priscilla Pini biojoias uses the coconut palm fiber that is collected from the soil, mature and detached from the Palm tree. Therefore, this material is derived from the extraction and gathering in the Woods without any damage to the ecosystem.

Curiosity: in addition to beautiful, this coconut perisheth not and features a color Brown/Earth, squall in lighter shades. The coconut palm fiber features of the 2 large 4 internal holes, showing a very different natural format.

Other raw materials used by Priscila Pini:

We work with precious metals such as silver and bronze, mix these with the bone and horn and the material nature of Trancoso/southern Bahia presents us for making of biojoias. All earrings Priscila Pini  have pins and tarrachas in silver. In addition, we work with leather and we’re always researching new materials and mining news for you.

Our natural jewels are cut manually (almost no use of machinery), made one by one with special care and preparation. The raw materials used are unique, beautiful and used, always respecting the nature. All this makes of Priscila Pini  a unique brand and original!