Zeynep Erol, Istanbul
Zeynep Erol is the most interesting jewelry designer of Turkey. Her jewelries reflect her spiritual inner world, affections, relations, feelings and desires. The main materials used by Erol in creating her pieces are green, white and red gold together with silver. A wide range of materials such as coconut shells, pearls, brilliants, sapphire, ruby, emeralds, quartz, glass, rose cut and uncut diamonds, sandalwood and feathers are also used by her as necessary. Zeynep Erol’s theme is ‘Jewelries: free of burden’, which accents the fact that they are very easily used in everyday life. Her sleek , mystic store/workshop is in Tesvikiye, where she exhibits all her work.