Verba

Latvian Designer

The brand name originated from the phrase “adbibere verba pūrō pectore” – “accept words with pure heart” – depicting one of the main ideas of the brand: jewelry is not only a pretty object, but it is also a carrier of feelings, thoughts and philosophy as contributions from the heart.

VERBA (“words” in Latin) is a jewelry brand by the Latvian designer Anna Fanigina.

The brand name originated from the phrase “adbibere verba pūrō pectore” – “accept words with pure heart” – depicting one of the main ideas of the brand: jewelry is not only a pretty object, but it is also a carrier of feelings, thoughts and philosophy as contributions from the heart.

The aesthetics of VERBA is based on transparency, ascetics and simplicity. “Verum, simplex sincerumque sit, id esse naturae hominis aptissimum” – all that is natural, simple, and truthful fits best the human nature (Cicero).”

Collections:

Teres

Splendor

Regicide

L’AMOUR DE LŌMPOSSIBLE

TERES

 

Jewelry with stones from TERES collection (“rounded” in Latin) are like ancient messages polished by the ocean itself, carefully carried on shore; they are ready to make everyone happy. The special meaning of each piece can be discovered with Latin inscriptions – little mysteries written under the transparent lens of natural amethysts, aquamarines, topazes and rock crystals.

SPLENDOR

 

Once a year VERBA turns its hand to shiny faces of rock crystals, topazes, amethysts and tourmalines in order that we can shine together with them by the time the first snow comes. Latin phrases and sincere wishes that jewelry of the SPLENDOR (“luster”,”magnificence”, “purity” (Latin)) collection bears, can transform every precious stone into a magic crystal that descends into our arms. Yet this snowflake will not melt. It will cause joy with its play of light for a long time reminding of a miracle.

REGICIDE

Special collection for fashion designer Lena Lumelsky. Collection REGICIDE is made in memory of six queens and princesses from different times in history, who were murdered: Anna Boleyn, Lady Jane Grey, Mary Stuart, Marie Antoinette, Sisi Elisabeth of Austria and Anastasia Romanova.

Jewelry collection is inspired by letters written not long before their death. Almost accidental words, written by the hand of each of them, engraved on glass or silver, give us the possibility to “hear” this farewell whisper: love expression, parting words to dear ones, kisses, messages about last presents, thoughts about eternal life.

L’AMOUR DE LŌMPOSSIBLE

 

“L’amour de l’impossible” – is a collection of silver brooches made by employing photos, natural stones and vintage glass. Time itself has made antique glass precious, aside, used pieces of old jewelry are like quotes that make a connection with the aesthetics of our mothers’ and grandmothers’ brooches. In her jewelry collection L’Amour De L’Impossible the author continues to explore themes of brooches as a special decoration that has “the right to invade” the fabric of our clothes and symbolizes a kind of vivid and poignant impression. At this time, those heightened senses and unique experiences are those that bring the art of ballet, constantly pushing the boundaries of the possible, causing a desire to “pin them into the heart” and take it with you, save it for a long time, share it with others and inspire yourself to the impossible. And “love the impossible” is the driving force that allows the unreal becomes real. The project was created parallel to the work on the ballet “Romeo and Juliet” directed by maestro Nacho Duato in collaboration with artist-photographer Yuri Molodkovets and timed to coincide with the premiere in the Mikhailovsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg (Ru).