Daria as a Protagonist at Christie's
In December, I exhibited at Christie's in New York City as part of the The Protagonist exhibition and sale. Together with 13 other designers, we each exhibited about five pieces featuring sustainable components. It was wild to see my name on the outside of such a venerable establishment, and I'm over the moon for being quoted in The New York Times (!) about the importance of exhibition.
One of my featured pieces was a pair of one-of-a-kind earrings using the Tagua nut – a sustainable tree nut used as an alternative to elephant ivory, which I faceted and carved like a gemstone and set with electric blue azurite geodes and bright citrine.