Mariam Aryai-Rivera's Profile

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*Who I am...
I am Mariam

I create my collections across from one of the oldest, historic, Victorian cemeteries in the city, that was founded as a result of overcrowding dead bodies in the downtown burial grounds from typhoid, cholera and smallpox. I'm sure this coincidence has influence on my aesthetic a bit.

*Why The Hand Of Fatima...
In my culture the Hand of Fatima is a token of good luck, and all that I make is with my hands, hence the name...also perhaps my alter ego is Fatima...

My Artist's Statement:
I create my jewelry pieces from not only antique and vintage components, but from stories, imagination, spirits and secrets. Magic is necessary in fashion and my work is both a way to express your unique individuality and and add to your accessories collection, but also part…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 13
  • Joined October 24, 2006

Favorite materials

Vintage, antiques, faceted stones, gold filled, sterling, costumes, life, history, love, victorian era

About

*Who I am...
I am Mariam

I create my collections across from one of the oldest, historic, Victorian cemeteries in the city, that was founded as a result of overcrowding dead bodies in the downtown burial grounds from typhoid, cholera and smallpox. I'm sure this coincidence has influence on my aesthetic a bit.

*Why The Hand Of Fatima...
In my culture the Hand of Fatima is a token of good luck, and all that I make is with my hands, hence the name...also perhaps my alter ego is Fatima...

My Artist's Statement:
I create my jewelry pieces from not only antique and vintage components, but from stories, imagination, spirits and secrets. Magic is necessary in fashion and my work is both a way to express your unique individuality and and add to your accessories collection, but also part of a movement in Eco-luxe fashion.

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