Interviewer: Jaclyn Najjar, Sales @ Graffiti Beach
Interviewee: Diana Contreras, owner of Momo / Atelier
Company: Momo / Atelier Jewelry
Location: Tijuana, BC, Mexico
Diana Contreras is the cool creative artist that owns Momo / Atelier Jewelry. Her jewelry is often big and bold, but still conveys an understated elegance. Working out of Tijuana, we are proud to introduce her pieces to Graffiti Beach as a local brand! I had so much fun learning more about Diana, and I hope you will too. Enjoy!
Diana Contreras: I've been making jewelry for two years, and started Momo / Atelier about a year ago.
DC: I used to paint and I’m also an industrial designer so I love building things with my hands and what’s better that making something that I can see people wear and look gorgeous in?
Be sure to visit us during the South Park Walkabout to see the Momo / Atelier Trunk Show!
DC: Walking down the street and seeing people I don’t know wearing my jewelry and looking like goddesses.
DC: I absolutely love that my statement pieces fit everywhere. You can be chilling with your friends having brunch in a summer dress, or rock them with a pair of jeans and a tee shirt, or wear them on a night out. I think that’s the beauty of the pieces: you can wear them wherever and whenever you want.
DC: I love that people are not afraid of big jewelry in Tijuana. I love the vibe of the city, with all the gorgeous architecture and the diversity that give life to the streets.
DC: I’m actually working with ceramics right now! I love to use all the materials I can and give them all unique shapes that will make customers feel special.
Want to meet Diana in person? Come to South Park's Spring Walkabout and take advantage of her exclusive Trunk Show, as well as refreshments and excitement throughout the neighborhood!
Want more? Check out the rest of the Graffiti Beach Blog!
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