Sol Proaño will debut her handmade jewelry at NY NOW
Booth #1307 | Handmade® Designer Maker
New York, NY—January 28, 2019 — Sol Proaño will
debut her globally inspired jewelry line at the February 2019 edition of NY
NOW. With the name Origin, the collection embraces the designer’s roots while
maintaining a simple yet refined aesthetic.
Inspired by the landscapes of her natal Chile, Sol Proaño’s
jewelry marries the soul of the Andes with American minimalist style. The
collection mixes both clean lines and organic shapes, as well as metals like
recycled sterling silver and 14k goldfill. In this way, Sol integrates her very
dissimilar visual experiences in South America and the United States into a
very distinctive body of work.
At age 27, Sol moved from Chile to the US and left her career as
an Acoustical Engineer to go into a Jewelry and Design program in California.
Currently living and working in NYC, Sol brings to her jewelry collection her
meditations on migration, multiculturalism, the experience of living abroad and
her need to experience the calm and openness of nature.
Sol Proano jewelry can be found online at solproano.com.
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Sol Proaño creates one-of-a-kind jewelry that marries her South
American roots with American minimalist style. Made for women who think
globally, her pieces mix both clean lines and organic shapes, incorporating
textural elements such as metal hammering, leather, and braiding. The result is
wearable art that is unassuming, graceful, and distinctive.
A trained metalsmith, Sol Proaño makes her jewelry primarily
with recycled materials that are purchased, whenever possible, from other
US-based businesses. All Sol Proaño pieces are crafted one at a time in New
York City, and have been sold in celebrated retailers including Anthropologie,
Macy’s, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
About NY NOW
The winter 2019 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle,
Handmade + Gift, will take place February 3-6, 2019 at New York City’s Jacob K.
Javits Convention Center. NY NOW features three comprehensive collections —
HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE — that encompass tens of thousands of products in
hundreds of product categories. For the first time, NY NOW welcomes the
co-locations of the winter market with the National Stationery Show® and
SURTEX®, which will take place during the same time, all under one roof and in
the same location. Attendees from all 50 states and nearly 70 countries
worldwide are expected.
NY NOW is owned by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of
business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently
operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face
events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and
exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
- The official name of the market
is “NY NOW.” Please do not use “NY Now,” “NYNow,” “New York Now,” “the NY
Gift Show” or the “NY Gift Fair” to refer to the market.
- The NY NOW winter 2019 market
will take place Sunday, February 3, 2019 through Wednesday, February 6,
2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
- The National Stationery Show®
will be co-located with the NY NOW winter market and will be located on
Level 1 adjacent to the LIFESTYLE Collection.
- SURTEX® will be co-located with
the NY NOW winter market and will be located on level 4 in the River
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