The World of Nevena Bentz
Nevena Bentz Jewelry is an expression of the artist’s unique cultural background, her passion for all art forms, and her infinite curiosity about the world. Nevena’s designs are a study in contrasts that exploits the tension between the rough and the polished, the organic and the refined, the traditional and the modern. Infused with spirit, bold and sensual, they are the designer’s creative tribute to women’s inner strength and beauty.
Art and Art Jewelry
“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’” — Erma Bombeck
Nevena Bentz’ art jewelry is a rebirth of the jewels Nevena began creating when she was 12. The leather scraps and metal parts she found outside a local factory sparked her ingenuity and became elaborate pieces of wearable art, which were met with tremendous success. In her current art jewelry line, Nevena Bentz is reinventing her original designs by adding a sculptural dimension and the more luxurious aesthetic of semi-precious stones.
Nevena Bentz’ fine art is yet another tribute to women’s beauty and spirit. The artist’s enthusiasm and passion for life become a colorful celebration of her values – love, inner strength, beauty, courage, determination, dignity, sophistication, mysticism, serenity, warmth, tenderness and playfulness.
When I paint, I don’t concern myself with form and I use it in minimal ways, only to convey an idea. Color is my passion and primary focus, as I find it to be a more adequate expression of emotion. The right combination of colors speaks to me the same way a poem or a song does.