Ruby, originally from Brooklyn, is here visiting her son in Panama City. Works as a jewelry designer for her own company called Bejeweled.
What’s your favorite thing that you’re wearing today? This bracelet [on the right]. It’s Hopi. My shoes are from Mexico, from the village Diego Rivera is from. Rivera is a very important artist for me.
What’re you looking forward to doing in Panama? I’m going to Santa Fe in the Veraguas province. I grow flowers and they have many species there, especially orchids.