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Allhough she is German by birth, Ursula Woerner spent 3/4 of her life living outside her own country. This changed her perception of her heritaged culture and origin and sharpend her vision and feeling for national identity. The collection of jewelry started in 2005 plays with some real german elements which is found in the traditional german jewelry the 'Trachtenschmuck’ supplies inspiration. The idea of looking back at your roots without a sentimental feeling of ‘Heimweh’ and by means of transforming and using found objects the artist creates a delicate and playful new series of jewelry.