Mariam Aryai-Rivera's Profile
*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…
- Born on January 13
- Joined October 24, 2006
- Mariam Aryai-Rivera
New York City, New York (homegrown),