How Soelia Was Born
Sol Diaz is a New York Based Latinx jeweler, metal smith, and the founder of Soelia. What started off as a jewelry course in college led them down a path of creation and connection. Their work focuses on Neo indigenous futurism or the term indigenous futurism. Conceptualizing traditional hand craftsmanship and science fiction to explore the vast possibilities of indigenous jewelry in the future. They continuously play with the idea of jewelry pieces that obtain both function and an energetic connection to nature during sacred ceremonies.
Sol draws inspiration from Scandinavian minimalist jewelry, Mayan jewelry from 150 A.D, and science fiction.
Photo by Christian Escobar