From watching her grandmother make jewelry by hand in her kitchen in Ecuador to an apprenticeship with her father and ultimately assisting Mary Ping at Slow and Steady Wins The Race, Mayra Valencia has amalgamated all of her worlds through her brand new jewelry line Chola. She’s got a knack for distilling the best of traditions both old and new: Valencia’s use of pulsing color and angular shapes makes Chola feel like a mash up of tribal weaponry and the lanyard creations of our junior high days. hit the jump for more images.
Chola by Mayra Valencia Stirs The Melting Pot
POSTED January 3, 2011 2:00PM IN STYLE NEWS