Interview Andrea Velázquez

Who is Andrea Velázquez? My name is Andrea Velázquez. I am a Spanish jeweller born in 1978 that discovered my passion about this art when I was a young girl whilst looking at my mum’s jewellery. All those pieces woke up my curiosity: the materials…

Pacífica: Lost treasures, found memories

By Vania Ruiz Villarroel: Pacific is the most recent collection presented by Vania Ruiz, from Casa Kiro Joyas, at Joya Barcelona 2016.  Inspired by lost memories and found treasures in shipwrecks along the Pacific Ocean, her jewelry evoques antique pieces, devoured by time under the…

Prague in time & light

By Patricie Polakova. Every season has something  special and magical to share with us and as we are entering the final part of  the year,  what was not done by now will certainly become more important for us with every upcoming day. Prague has many…

Swarovski unveils its Holiday gift guide

Swarovski’s brilliant selection of jewelry and accessories are the perfect gift this festive season. Designed to be mixed and matched or worn as statement pieces, the Holiday selection features a sparkling range of gifting options, ranging from on-trend to timeless, all designed to suit any…

Making It Happen!

At EuropeanLife, we always like to help entrepreneurs grow and develop. It is a great way to connect with many interesting people and a great inspiration for me. I am surrounded by successful entrepreneurs, and their energy, creativity and joy is shared with us every…

Incarnation, the first solo show of Marc Prat

¨Incarnation¨, the first solo show of Marc Prat in the Netherlands can be viewed at PontArte Maastricht, the Netherlands from the 22nd of October until the 4th of December 2016. Marc Prat, a Spanish artist from Mataró, near Barcelona, paints with an austere pallet on…

Bessa Art & Design

The UK sofa was inspired in the famous Chesterfield sofa. It is said that these sofas, leather settees with a distinctive deep buttoned, quilted leather upholstery and seat low base, were designed in the Uk in the early eighteenth century. Bessa redesigned this icon of the world design…

SNEM & DIDEM YILDIRIM

Snem Yildirim & Didem Yildirim are two sisters from Turkey, founders of Studio Zigzag and based in both Istanbul and Ankara. Their particularity? To experiment materials, to create links between contemporary art and jewelry and between traditions and modernity. Meeting with Snem. Can you please…