April 15, 2021
Over the past several months, what was once a solitary or singular engagement with talismans has multiplied through reciprocities of conversations, care and generosity of close friends and loyal patrons. These heartfelt, inspiring exchanges guided me in the most organic way possible to create this talismanic coinage.
Though these creations may not immediately align with the strict definition of a talisman, they, with their shared emphasis on and potent of love, are just as magical and powerful to me and conceivably more so to the individuals who have commissioned me to create these works.
January 29, 2019
Collection is an edit of Jelena's signature charms, classic and new, embellished using forging techniques and precious stones.
March 7, 2014
Model Fei Fei Sun wearing Rope, Sterling Silver Bead and Lepa Charm Necklace
in FAT Magazine's Issue D Spring 2014 editorial . "Lepa" is one of the newest Jelena's collections. See "Lepa" earrings up close