It all started back in 2018 when Diana Matos, a renowned Venezuelan artist, visited Rotterdam, The
Netherlands to meet with Frank and Glenn Laurentius —father and son who would soon become the
driving financial force behind the development of this artisan development project in the Venezuelan
Andes. Frank and Glenn instantly fell in love with the beauty of Venezuela and Diana’s uncurbed
positivity in creating these colorful bracelets. Determined to help, they embraced this beautiful, out-
of-the-ordinary project. And that’s when NOI was born...