Artist’s Statement: Fusion of traditional organic earth elements and modern materials. Our jewelry is focusing on beauty of natural semiprecious stones. It enhances our aspiration for living in harmony with surrounding world, subtly emphasizing our inner being.
“…The miracle that not a soul has seen
Performed without light in sacred chamber
When smallest dot, most delicate of green
Becomes the life refusing to surrender…”
–Natalia Newman‘s poetic tale “Seeds of Flowers under Snow”
Kira Koktysh – professional with more than 25 years experience in fashion industry. Her career started as a designer for her own custom made clothes. Dealing with different clients Kira realized their needs not always involved just new clothes. It leads her in a direction known as Image consulting. In 1993 Kira started company CSC Image consulting.
In 2002 Kira moved to the United States. Being passionate about color and as a person who seeks for the real essence of things Kira received Certificates In Image Consulting and Color Specialist from Fashion Institute Of Technology (NYC). She has moved to a new level of enhancing her professional abilities and effectiveness. She became a Professional Color Specialist and added Color consultations to a range of her services.
This path along with Kira’s comprehensive approach and sensitivity to individual person needs put her in a position of Art Director and Co-Owner of Manhattan based company InsideOutstyle, Inc., specializing in Feng Shui Image consulting.
As Kira’s interests and experience evolved she decided to start her own jewelry line.
Kira Koktysh Jewelry New York, Inc. – is focusing on beauty of natural semiprecious stones. It enhances our aspiration for living in harmony with surrounding world, subtly emphasizing our inner being. Its jewelry inspired by symbols and folk stories from around the globe including Kira’s native Urals Mountain region of Russia. It is a fusion of traditional organic earth elements and modern materials.
Kira’s clients include sport and movie celebrities, bankers, diplomats, stay home moms and entrepreneurs. It is always sophisticated and intelligent woman who loves art and books, who is cosmopolitan and open minded, who appreciates the authentic story behind the beautiful item. It’s a woman, who is confident and special, who celebrates her unique beauty every day.
In past few years Kira Koktysh Jewelry New York Inc. presented several jewelry collections –
Brooklyn Candy, The Mistress of the Copper Mountain, Oceanus, Pearl Paradise,
Alas de Mariposa, Poetry Without Words, Amethyst Delusion. Few of those collections received international recognition and now being sold in Europe.
Kira holds a Master Degree in Civil Engineering and Urban planning from Ural’s State University (Yekaterinburg, Russia). She studied Art History and History of Costume in Demidov’s Academy of Arts and Crafts (Yekaterinburg, Russia) and has Certificates in Image consulting and Color Specialist Certificate from FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology, New York).