Barcelona born and former apparel designer, Paz Sintes, now living in New York, started to develop her handmade textile jewelry line in 2005. The Paz Sintes collection is inspired by the lightness and freedom of Fred Astaire’s dance, jazz music, retro- cinema, contemporary art and especially the luxuriousness of textiles.
After working for several years in the fashion industry as a clothing designer in Barcelona, Paris and Saint Petersburg, Paz created her light jewelry using Haute Couture European fabrics and vintage laces, guipures and passementeries embroidery. She designs by creating forms, cutting patterns which are then hand stitched, reinforced, dyed, as well as numerous other techniques. Many pieces are produced in limited editions; others are one-of-a-kind.