Studied in Mid-Herts College/U.K.
1977-78 worked in Posalux S. A. in Switzerland -jewellery designing Machine Company, participated also in an İnternational Fair in Bologne/İtaly.
1978-82 Nurullah Berk Drawing Studio
2003 – Glass Bead Making @ Beykoz Glass Furnace/Istanbul.
Attended and organised classes with many great Glass artists like Maria Micheala Moller -Germany/ Ulli Egger -Austria / Ann Julie Denton from İsle of Man/Andrea Guarino and Christina Logan from the States/ Davide Penso from Murano on many occassions/Claudia Trimbur – Pagel from France.
2007 Atellier set-up..
Still designing Hollow Bead Fantasy Necklaces and La Botanica Collection Mainly unique creations combined with silver.
Participation in many exhibitions for Charity purposes in Bizim Tepe/American Robert College and Rotary and Lions Charity organizations by IWI at Hilton/Istanbul during Christmas.
2007 – Participation in İstanbul Bead Conference in Kadir Has University.
Recent Craft Shows in the U.K
2015/2016 – Botanique Gardens of Kew
2016 – Edinburgh Craft Show
11-15 October 2017 – Botanique Gardens of Kew
17-20 May 2018 – Oxford Craft Show
25 -28 June 2019 - Waterperry Craft Show
7-10 November 2019 - Chelsea Craft Show
June 2020 - Waterperry Craft Show / Oxford
All organised by Handmade in Britain
Various other Works:
Goddess /Bird figures and glass boro lace-work madallions. Beadable accessories; Wıne Stoppers and different sizes of Cheese Knives , Magiıfier and Letter Opener sets
BAN-DORA Concept . It is an exceptional form of hollow bead inlined and riveted at both holes with uniquely made silver caps (by silversmith Umut Demirguc).
LA BOTANICA; Collection of encased flowers by paper weight technique to be used as wearable pendants and handles of magnifiers..
by Miriam Steger
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