Biography

 

Mrs Elsa SARANTIDOU was born in Athens where she finished school. She then left to England where she studies jewellery, ceramics, sculpture and stained glass at Kensington and Chelsea College.

She went on to study design, jewellery design and silversmithing at London Guildhall University under the guidance of very famous professors (such as Bob Risch, Joel Degen, Bryan Marshall). She also attended design lessons at Hetherley’s School of Arts in Kensington.She has also attended lessons in Micromosaic  in metal with the guidance of Stefano Marchetti in Le Arti Orafe (FLORENCE) ITALY.

 

Elsa has collaborated with well known galleries in London such as :

ELECTRUM GALLERY (U.K)

AURUM GALLERY (U.K)

KATH LIBBERT JEWELLERY GALLERY(U.K)

ALTERNATIVE GALLERY (ROME – ITALY)

LA BASILICA GALLERIA (BARCELONA-SPAIN)

 

As well as well known galleries and Museums in Greece:

ELENI MARNERI GALLERY (ATHENS - GREECE )

NEW BENAKI MUSEUM (ATHENS - GREECE )

NEW ACROPOLIS MUSEUM (ATHENS – GREECE)

 

and was presented with the following awards::

FIRST PRIZE ''BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE LIVE ART'' FOR RING ''BLOSSOMS'' (2012)

JEWELLERY OSCAR, CRAFTSMANSHIP AND DESIGN AWARDS (GCDC AWARDS) ( 3D ) DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION
(BRONZE AWARD)  (2020)

 

EXHIBITIONS:

SIERAAD AMSTERDAM (NETHERLANDS) 2009

SCHMUCK MUNICH ,GERMANY (2010)

ORIGIN CRAFTS COUNSIL LONDON , UK (2011)

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE LIVE ART  (VIRTUAL EXHIBITION)

EXHIBITION (ELENI MARNERI GALLERY) 8/5/2015 - 7/6/20159 (TABURE - FLOW -BEYOND PARADISE )

'EXHIBITION ''TRINITY'' (ELENI MARNERI GALLERY) : (3-11-17 / 28-2-18)

''IN THE GEMS WORLD'' (3-11-17 / 30-11-18)

''METTALOGUES'' (1-12-17 / 31-1-18 )

''CONTEMPORARY STORIES" (2 -2 -18 / 28-2-18)

GOLDSMITHS FAIR (LONDON ,U.K) (1-6 OCTOBER 2018)

INHORGENTA (MUNICH,GERMANY) ,(22 -26 FEBRUARY 2019)

LOOT (MUSEUM OF ART AMD DESIGN )(MAD MUSEUM), (8 - 13 APRIL 2019)

FUTURE EXHIBITIONS

GOLDSMITHS NORTH  (10 - 15 JULY 2019) SHEFFIELD

GOLDSMITHS FAIR  (1 - 6 OCTOBER 2019 ) LONDON

ELEMENTS (INCORPORATION OF GOLDSMITHS) ( 8 -10 NOVEMBER 2019)