"I love my work and I really give it my best. My motto is 'do the best for today.'"
"My full name is Chalermkwan Veerasilp, and I believe that my father, an architect, definitely influenced my wanting to be a designer. I graduated in interior design from Bangkok Rangsit University in 1996, where I was taught techniques applicable to every line of arts. When I completed my studies, I was hired as an interior designer in Bangkok where I worked for five years.
"One day I met a jewelry dealer and we talked about his business, about designing and he asked me if I would be interested in designing jewelry for him. It was only a part time job but I found this craft interesting and I also thought about the future, about freedom in my work, about growing bored with interior design, and decided that I had better be my own boss. So I quit and started anew, with jewelry designing.
"I had only just started this new job when my sister asked me, upon getting married, whether I would be interested in taking over her art shop. My boyfriend and I consulted together and we agreed to do it. I now mostly mount stones and silver beads on strings to create unusual and beautiful items. I buy the stones from markets and itinerant dealers from various countries, and once I have everything at hand, I try to enhance the value of these materials with my designing skills. I draw the shapes on paper and string the materials by hand. If I do not like the result I try and change the stones or the complete design and start again.
"I am now happier and feel freer because I work on my own and I have an open field of creativity. I use my own ideas and do business my way, not other people's way, as it happened in the company. I love my work and I really give it my best. My motto is 'do the best for today.' In the future, I will hopefully provide the four corners of the world with my handicrafts. These handmade products are not mass marketable; they are made with simple and elegant designs and are not outdated."
Clustered together, cultured pearls form an ivory chrysanthemum. Matta displays the lustrous gems on a necklace of tourmaline beads. Showcasing the gem's wide range of colors, she shades the hues from green to yellow in a mesmerizing design. Tourmaline....read more
Ritu designs a necklace of color and wonder that is rich with Indian stylizations. She crafts the necklace by hand with glistening beads of tourmaline in shades of pink and green, as well as with ornate sterling silver pendants.
Chuleekorn designs a beautiful necklace that glistens with tribal chic. The necklace is crocheted by hand with brown, purple and cream threads hosting amethyst and tourmaline. The necklace's length can be adjusted.
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