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Leyla Taranto

Jeweller
 
Published: 10.03.2021
Leyla Taranto. Brooch: RE-bro68, 2019. Wood picture frames (leftovers), paint, pearls, magnet.. 6 x 4.5 x 2 cm. Photo by: Eda Kum. From series: Remains collection. Leyla Taranto
Brooch: RE-bro68, 2019
Wood picture frames (leftovers), paint, pearls, magnet.
6 x 4.5 x 2 cm
Photo by: Eda Kum
From series: Remains collection
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Intro
Leyla Taranto is a jewellery designer based in Istanbul, Turkey, with a BA in Sociology. Her interest in jewellery, which began with a childhood fondness for bracelets and necklaces and was later formalised with atelier training, is now a full-time passion and occupation. Through her own brand name and gallery, toz design, Taranto continues to experiment with both traditional and non-traditional materials for jewellery design, including scrap materials.