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Nicaraguan Nellamargarita Gasteazoro had lived on three different continents before the age of 26. She studied Architecture at the Universidad Autonima de Managua before immigrating to the United States to attend Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri which had offered her a full scholarship for her theatrical designs. While at Washington University, she was the master welder for the theatrical department, designed two successful shows – as well as contributing to the construction of 19 others. She received a scholarship to travel to Italy where she studied Commedia dell’Arte. Upon her return to St. Louis, she was approached by several galleries to showcase her work. It was at this time that she translated her artistic talents into the world of jewelry making – wearable art.
Her travels have been a great opportunity to collect the beautiful stones which adorn these pieces – her last trip to Switzerland providing a great de…

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  • Born on January 4
  • Joined July 21, 2008

About

Nicaraguan Nellamargarita Gasteazoro had lived on three different continents before the age of 26. She studied Architecture at the Universidad Autonima de Managua before immigrating to the United States to attend Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri which had offered her a full scholarship for her theatrical designs. While at Washington University, she was the master welder for the theatrical department, designed two successful shows – as well as contributing to the construction of 19 others. She received a scholarship to travel to Italy where she studied Commedia dell’Arte. Upon her return to St. Louis, she was approached by several galleries to showcase her work. It was at this time that she translated her artistic talents into the world of jewelry making – wearable art.
Her travels have been a great opportunity to collect the beautiful stones which adorn these pieces – her last trip to Switzerland providing a great deal of the silver and chalcedony stones used.
She came to Grenada in 2004 to attend St. George’s University School of Medicine in the hopes of applying her artistic ability to the field of Medicine.
During the interim, she has continued to create original and unique designs and has succeeded in featuring her jewelry locally.
Nella sincerely wishes that every owner of her work derives as much pleasure from wearing her jewelry as she herself has from its creation.

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