Ronilson de Assis Magalhaes (Nilson)
Ronilson de Assis Magalhaes, otherwise known as Nilson, enjoys working with metal and semiprecious stones. Nilson creates exceptionally unique jewelry in his Rio de Janeiro shop. He has been dedicated to his craft for over 20 years and has created a truly beautiful design style recognized throughout Brazil. Sara and Philip have visited him several times and enjoy spending time with him, the others who work with him, and his family.
Using alpaca silver, Nilson carefully welds the metal into designs that are then embedded with semi-precious stones including amethyst, onyx, rose agate, citrine and many others. Nilson is continuously working to create new designs. He is also committed to training others to work with him and is recognized as an excellent mentor and teacher.