For truly unique designs in gold or silver visit Silvia Blumberg's store in Ipanema. This award-winning designer mostly uses Brazilian stones, but is now developing a collection that combines precious metals with Amazon seeds and nuts. Her creations range from the loud and flamboyant and fun to elegant and discreet. If Silvia's in, you'll get to hear the story behind each of her pieces.
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