Hi I'm Naya!
I'm a jewelry designer based in Greece.
I have a small lab in the heart of Athens where I design and manufacture my jewelry.
The pairing of old and new forms the basis of the Sanktoleono creative process. Influenced by a background in Theological studies, ancient tribal religious symbols and motifs made from raw natural materials are processed using contemporary technology to produce one-of-a-kind pieces.
Aztec-like geometric motifs, primitive unprocessed mineral stones, raw brass and living, breathing materials like feathers make the stage of a mysterious ceremonial universe, both ancient and at the same time strangely futuristic.
For some of my designs I use simple CAD design methods and have them laser cut/etched as bronze prototypes in a laser cutting machine at a local print shop. Those are then refined and further sculpted by hand, by myself.
I work with a local lab for my castings which I refine, cut, solder, oxidize and polish myself. Some of my jewelry are metal plated at an old local workshop near my lab.
You can also visit :
Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator
OUT LINE (Mikirditzian Karekin)
Print shop, laser cutting, plexiglass cutting
Gkountas Christos (casting place)
Casting place They manufacture the molds and the castings from my prototype pieces.
Charalampos Kotentos (Metal plating)
Metal plating workshop
My work is inspired by folk art, religious symbols, music and pop culture.
My pieces are limited editions, made with love in my small workshop in the center of Athens.
Thanks for passing by!
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Please ensure that your paypal address is the same as the shipping address.
My pieces are made to order, handcrafted and shipped by me. Depending on the item it usually takes 2 days to 2 weeks from the day you place your order for it to be shipped. At most cases you will receive your order within 3 to 8 working days (GREECE, EU). If you're located outside the EU it takes 7 to 15 working days depending on the country.
You can always contact me if you want something to arrive earlier and I'll do my best to make it happen.
Sometimes (and that is more common for US orders) a parcel can get stuck at customs for unknown reasons. If your order is late you can use the tracking number I provide you with to inquire about your item at customs and get it there.
In any case of delay you should contact me, I will do my best to help you and we can find a solution together.
Refunds and Exchanges
I accept returns and I can always refund you if you are disappointed with your order. You can request a refund within 15 days after you receive the item.
Important: It is necessary to include the original payment receipt that was packaged with your purchased item when you ship it back for refund.
The item must be shipped by registered mail and the tracking number must be sent to us for the refund to be completed.
Each piece is made with a lot of care, costing time and money and I want every customer to be satisfied. Please take a moment to read the item's details carefully and be sure about your order before you place it.
LOST ITEMS OR DAMAGES DURING SHIPPING
I cannot be responsible for items lost in the mail or damaged during transit. All items are carefully packaged and prepared in bubble wrap envelopes to avoid damage.
In case of serious damage I will resend the item.
There have been cases that a parcel was opened and jewelry was removed. Unfortunately I cannot be responsible for that either.
In a case like that I will reship the order.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders are accepted :)
I can make something special for you, feel free to contact me!
When exact measurements are not listed or you want some kind of change, please contact me before purchasing.
Handmade jewelry are delicate and should be handled with care. Keep your brass jewelry in a dry place, humidity can oxidize brass.
Every item arrives wrapped in a gift box .
For wholesale inquiries you can send me an inbox message.