Barbara was born in Piraeus, Greece. She studied interion design and at the same time she took drawing courses. When she completed her studies, she worked in architectural offices and also as a freelancer. Then she worked in the field of graphic arts for 6 years. She also undertook jewelry studies around the same time. Her professional career in the field of handmade jewelry began in 2000.
Copper is combined with silver, semiprecious stones and other-mainly natural-materials. In the Miaou Niaou collections, classic figures-filled or hollow, bound to each other or with stones-are a field of experimentation:squares woven with strings, reminding us of looms;circles united just like our lives; triangles painted like the old-fashion jerseys of our childhood. The designer recounts abstract stories, playing with shapes, colors and materials.Her inspiration come from the past and the present, shadows and light, emptiness and emotions, harmany and contrasts.To be continued….