Argentinian-born maker Natalia Lombardo is the face behind Felt shop Velo. Settling in Aotearoa four years ago, after four previous years of traveling the world, she now makes Wellington her home and base for producing her beautiful, unusual and eco-friendly jewellery.
What’s not to love about the humble bicycle? A form of transport that is quiet, human energy-powered, non-polluting and really quite fetching design-wise.
What is is about bicycles that they can worm their way into our affections? Whether we cycle in Lycra, frocks or seventies’ shorts and tee, we seem to want to personalise, decorate and remember with nostalgia our bikes, trikes, unicycles or bone-shakers.