Guest Designer: Maria
da Costa ( Canada )
Design is a proud authorized dealer of Canadian Designer Maria da Costa.
styles we are, in fact, her exclusive distributors!
Maria da Costa's background and formation almost spell the
"design". A trained, certified and experienced interior designer and
a graduate of Belgium's
famed HRD diamond grading training, with an active involvement in the
scene as an accomplished creator in several fields of the visual arts,
quickly opted to express herself in the domain of jewelry.
very first, world-wide, to adopt advanced metals such as Titanium and
as her metal of choice she started creating jewelry designs that take
of those metals unique metallurgical properties.
initial interest in creating jewelry in Titanium and
from my fascination with 'tension-settings'. At the time, in the 1990s,
designers such as Steven Kretchmer were creating tension settings in North America, alas, only in
precious metals" she
explained to us. "I found that by working in metals such as
and Zirconium I can have the freedom I needed for my ideas and designs".
Indeed, designer Maria da
Costa proceeded to
create some of the most daring and stunning tension designs ("all
protected" she hurries to emphasize) in the newly adopted media.
Absolute Design is proud to not only be licensed to
manufacture Ms. da Costa's
unique and, at times, breath-taking and innovative designs, but do so,
our proprietary black Titanium and in black Zirconium metal as well.
You may view and order from us original designs by
Maria da Costa, available, each, in either Titanium, black
Titanium or black Zirconium.