I'm originally from the beautiful city of St. Petersburg, Russia and my trips there have a huge influence on my creations.
I have always loved craft work, such as sewing, knitting, cross stitching and doll making. In my childhood I was an avid rock and shell collector. I still have boxes of them sitting by my workplace. Later this fascination with stones I'd find by the sea or on the paved road would lead me to read up on gemstones and precious stones.
I gained knowledge on gemstones that I would later use in my jewelry through self teaching. Pursuing jewelry making came after when a good friend of mine mentored and inspired me to create jewelry with my hands. We worked together and I was a fast learner, soon I was able to envision and create designs of my own. I loved it so much that it'…
- Born on December 11
- Joined March 30, 2010