I have always loved creating a thing of beauty and then presenting it to my customer. Seeing the joy that my creations bring is extremely rewarding.
Sofia is gifted with the ability to design beautiful jewellery that truly reflects the unique style and individuality of her client.
She enjoys establishing a connection with each client and considers this an important part of creating a successful design. Customers find her friendly, professional manner confidence-building. Any nervousness related to ordering a custom-design is quickly alleviated. With 30 years experience as a designer, Sofia knows the importance of asking the right questions and careful listening so that she is able to form a clear picture of what her customer is looking for. Expect clear communication and good visual aids and an uplifting, happy experience.
Working with gold and exotic coloured gemstones, diamonds, pearls and gem-quality beads, Sofia can create any piece of jewellery that your heart desires.
She also has a particular talent for remodelling old and outdated jewellery into exciting new designs. (See REMODELLING)
Sofia works by appointment Gold Coast - Sydney - Melbourne. For those who live further afield, the same personalised service can be enjoyed via telephone and the internet.
PROCEDURE General enquiries are always welcome and Sofia is happy to answer all your questions and provide comments/suggestions/information free of charge. Sofia is happy to work with your stones or hers. If you decide to engage Sofia as your chosen designer, an appointment will be set up to discuss the project. You will be invited to share your ideas and desires and you will be asked various questions to assist in ascertaining your personal preferences. Applying her unique design style and intuitive abilities, Sofia will draw up a design concept and discuss this with you. This is followed by a fine-tuning of the final design which will be presented to you along with a written quotation. Upon approval with a 50% deposit, manufacture begins. Lead time is generally 4-6 weeks. Sofia is able to work with most budgets.