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Artist Spotlight: Jewelry Designer Helena Alegre
Jun07

Artist Spotlight: Jewelry Designer Helena Alegre

Artist Spotlight: Jewelry Designer Helena Alegre It might be difficult to emerge from the shadow of a successful artist.  Not so for Helena Alegre, wife and muse of renowned painter Hermes Alegre, whose brilliance and dedication to jewelry design has allowed her to shine in her own right. A top finalist at the National Jewelry Design Competition sponsored by the Guild of Philippine Jewelry, as well as at the Creative Asean Jewelry...

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Hermes Alegre’s Love Affair with the Filipina

By Lalaine Chu-Benitez Speak to the ebullient Hermes Alegre, and he will have no qualms gushing about his current passion – “The women of Daet are so interesting.  They are more healthy here, they eat healthy and they swim uninhibited in the sea.” He is fascinated by the women’s facial expressions and is enraptured observing them even in the most mundane of circumstances – chatting at the local palengke. “They are pure, probinsyano,...

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