Celebrating the natural beauty of rough gemstones, Barbora Rybarova creates desirable one-of-a-kind pieces and limited collections in silver and gold. Combining the fascinating textures of raw minerals with smooth brilliance of precious metals and cut gems Barbora designs contemporary jewels with a rustic feel. Selecting and finding a source of unique gemstones is an important part of her creative process. Through her designing and making process she desires to achieve a perfect harmony between stone, metal and human intervention. High craftsmanship and high end finish lie at the heart of each her pieces which she creates in her studio in sunny Kent.
After her graduation at CSM College in Ba Fine art in 2009, Barbora moved to South America for an extensive period where she studied and worked alongside skilled jewellers. Here started her love for gems and jewellery making. After her return to London, Barbora continued her journey into jewellery world through self-education, often exploring and pushing the boundaries of traditional jewellery.
Barbora is also a passionate mountaineer and she spends time surrounded by rocky mountains, cliffs and glacier. This connection with nature transfers into her work.