I recently visited a "Pearls" exhibition here in my hometown of London, England. As a child I was never a fan. I would watch my mother drape herself in her long pure white pearls. Of all her pieces this was my least favourite. As my mother, an incredibly bright, beautiful woman and so wonderfully astute clarified when one day I proclaimed "I don't like pearls mummy!" and her response was "Don't you worry darling, you will"... and there you have it folks. Genius, pure genius.
My name is Xanthe Marina Antoniou. I am a Jewellery Designer born and raised in London, England. I was born to a Greek Cypriot family, to an amazing mother and a father whose has a heart of gold. I travel extensively picking up ideas and muses for current and future pieces. I am always scouting for the next "big" idea. I do not follow trends but sometimes I fall into them! My company is called Xanthe Marina. Hear me roar! There is nothing I enjoy more than sharing time with a