Olga Kandaraki Jewelry designer
Living Postcards |
| 21 June 2015
Having grown up in a family of jewelers' Olga Kandaraki decided, at an early stage of life, to follow the family Business.
In 2000 she graduated from the Department of Business Administration of Athens University of Economic & Business.
During 2000-2001 she studied JEWELRY DESIGN at "LE ARTI ORAFE" Jewelry School in Florence and graduated first in her class.
Since 1994, during her studies in Athens was occupied in the family business "KANDARAKIS" at the sales and marketing department.
After her studies in Florence was occupied also as the business's designer.
Since 2003, she also teaches JEWELRY DESIGN (Technical design & rendering) at the "MOKUME" jewelry school, in Athens.
In 2006 she starts a collaboration with "ILIAS LALAOUNIS JEWELRY MUSEUM", offering jewelry design seminars.
In 2006 she opens her own show-room, presenting her own jewelry creations to the public.
She has also participated in two international designing contests.
In 2002, at the "SIGNITY-HOMMAGE 2003", an innovating design project that focus on fashion-forward jewelry finished pieces to benefit SOS-Kinderdorf. One of her designs produced by PORTA RASELLI Spa was excibited in June 2003 at the VICENZAORO fair.
In 2007 participated at the "LE ARTI ORAFE-GANZAM PROJECT" designing a collection o 15 pieces made of Gold 18k, blue topaz and brilliant cut diamonds.