Creative director, Dana Andrews of Evador Jewellery is on a mission to enrich the fine jewellery market with a refreshing new Australian brand, with a unique style, her quality of craftsmanship and outstanding customer service experience.
Located in the town of Fremantle, Western Australia Dana Andrews provides an up close and personal custom design jewellery experience to her clients, specializing in one off unique creations, designed to one's individual personality, style, and taste.
Dana's fascination for jewellery begun at a young age as she recalls memories of examining her mother’s jewellery and wondering how exactly everything could be made so intricately and precisely at such small scale, the feeling of being mystified by the colours of precious gemstones as the light hit their facets and sparkled.
'Looking back she says it's as if I was always destined to become a jeweller.'
TODAY DANA HOLDS 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN THE MANUFACTURING JEWELLERY INDUSTRY WHICH INCLUDES:
Completing a Diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacture and an Australian Jewellery Trade Certificate with Master Jeweller Lawrence Saber, who is well known in Perth amongst the jewellery community for his outstanding craftsmanship abilities. Being Awarded Apprentice of the year 2009. Experience Worked for an array of jewellery companies including Armenian Master Jeweller Steve Fenerdjian who runs a boutique manufacture studio making stunning pieces for his high end customers in the Melbourne CBD then Tiffany & Co., where she was selected as the first to work in their stunning new workshop on Collins St, Melbourne, Australia. Working at Tiffany & Co. provided some amazing opportunities including working on some of the pieces for the Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Great Gatsby’ and also learning the Tiffany ‘way’.
Evador Fine Jewellery launched in Perth 2012 with the first 'The Evador Jewellery Collection' chosen to be displayed in the prestigious 'Aspects of Kings Park'. An exclusive gallery which only displays pieces from selected Australian designers.
Throughout Dana's experience she has learned a number of manufacture techniques including the old traditional hands on type plus the new age Computer Aided Design also known as CAD . Dana combines both techniques to in her creations or depending on the specific design she may decide to use only one.
Throughout Dana's career she has also taken opportunities to move around such as Melbourne 2009, and London 2014, plus working in Hong Kong and traveling Europe. This experience has widened Dana's perspective of the world of jewellery taking in and observing the different styles and technique out here on offer giving inspiration and perspective to coming up with new and unique ideas and designs.
WHICH BRINGS US TO TODAY
Dana works from her home studio located in Fremantle, Western Australia, focuses on her Bespoke Design Service while developing her NEW collection to be launched in the near future. Dana provides a casual and relaxed experience unlike the typical sales experience people find in most fine jewellery stores today. Dana aims to make the experience as relaxed and enjoyable as possible for her clients, taking the stress away and taking them step by step through encouraging them to get involved in the design process with their own creative input, while educating them as much as possible along the way about the materials, design choices and manufacture process.
Dana's passion for her work shines throughout every one of her creations. She loves the sense of freedom and experimentation in jewellery design and creation without limitation and gets a buzz seeing the designs come to life and seeing the smile on her customers face at the end of the process.
Whether you’re in the market for a custom jewellery gift or a special Evador Collection piece, Dana is here to serve you. Devoted to taking away the uncertainty when buying jewellery and encourage you to get creative and be involved in the design.
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