Lucia is an Ecuadorian of 30 years. Luci started to create accessories with tagua because her parents inspired her. Their work showed her a different face of jewelry making. A labor of love, dedication and sacrifice.
Today she is a great artist, great creativity.
Do you want to tell us your name?
How old are you?
A Country of birth?
Where do you live, and work?
Sosote, Manabi, Ecuador.
When did you start with this hobby?
From my childhood.
Tell us how you started?
My parents worked with tagua, making beads. It seemed incredible to me that tagua is first an fruit and then it could be transformed into beautiful crafts and jewelry.
At first, I liked to help to clean up the tagua nuts. Then, as I was growing, my creativity and imagination started to rise. Today, creating jewelry is my job, my livelihood.
Tell us three artists that inspire you.
Uffff only 3, it would be difficult but the ones I like are Mirela Sheza, Juan Fernando Velazco, Fausto Mino
How many hours a week to dedicate this work?
Many … of course without letting down my family, which is one of the reasons why I work.
What other hobbies do you have?
Cross Stitch, making ornaments with coconut, corn, in short, everything that is creativity.
Want to tell us something about your life?
I am a mother of 1 girl of 5. I am someone who does not like the lies, hypocrisy. I usually say what I think, I like cleaning and I laugh a lot. I could go on but would have to spend hours … lol … just kidding