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Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi
Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

Meet The Jewelry Designer Berta Sumpsi

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Updated: 24 April 2017
Berta Sumpsi is a local contemporary jewelry designer who skillfully combines classic jewelry-making with new, inspiring techniques. She uses original methods to create her unique pieces, drawing her inspiration from fashion design, art strategies and current trends. Berta’s workshop is located at Eart; an educational institution fostering creativity in Barcelona since 1993. You can visit Berta’s homepage and find out more about her work here.

Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

What is the most unusual request you’ve had”

Making a pair of brass luggage buckles for a commercial shooting in only few hours’ time.

What advice would you give to someone who was trying to break into the business”

Try to surround yourself with people with the knowledge you don’t have, listen and watch carefully,  and learn to say no to certain projects.

What’s next?

Open my new studio and showroom in March 2016.

Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

What is your dream project?

Keep having ideas and be able to realize them; continue doing things that I like.

What is your favorite museum or gallery? 

It is impossible for me to choose just one. Every museum/gallery in my list can show me, on a certain moment, something I need.

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be”

The Pink Panther.

Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

Train or plane?  Train.

Mac or PC?  Mac.

Gaudí or Dalí?  Neither. Tàpies and Brossa.

Paris or New York?  New York.

Cava or Red Wine?  Red wine.

Sea or Mountain?  Mountain.

Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

Courtesy of Berta Sumpsi

 

Interview conducted by Anna Jauhola