Love From Cyprus: Kristina Apostolou
This week features designer from the Love From Cyprus shop is contemporary jewelry maker, Kristina Apostolou.
Born in 1982 and raised in London, Kristina Apostolou moved to Cyprus with her parents at the age of 6, only to return to London at the age of 18. Having completed her one year foundation course in art & design, Kristina went on to fulfill her BA Jewellery Design course at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art & Design (University of the Arts, London). During her studies she was awarded for her designs by companies such as Cartier, Ebel & Cool Diamonds. In 2004 Kristina graduated from University and was employed as head designer of Aqua Studio in Mayfair. For 2 years Kristina is dedicated in designing & overlooked production of the company’s first in house designer jewellery collection. In 2006 Kristina moved back to Cyprus, set up her own jewellery workshop and began to design and create her signature collections. Since then, Kristina Apostolou has exhibited her work at International tradeshows such as Inhorgenta in Munich and Tell a Story in Athens. She has also taken part in a number of group & solo design & art exhibitions in Cyprus, London & Hong Kong. Today, alongside running her signature brand, she is also the creative director of 'The Anama Concept'.