Stella was born in Bogota, Colombia into an artistic family where she was able to nurture her creativity for culture, music, art, and design. Her father, an internationally recognized classical violinist, and her loving artistic family environment guided her since a very young age to discover artistic passions that became part of her daily life. Since age 4 Stella was lucky enough to attend the symphonic performances in which her father played. Opera, ballet, zarzuela were common pleasures that indulged her soul.
It was this artistic past that leads her to a path towards designing jewelry reason why she attended a prestigious School of Jewelry where she specialized in the different processes of manufacturing and designing systems. Precious stones are one of her many passions and Emeralds especially, subject that she lectures on are an important part of her elegant and unique designs.
Ancient Cultures became as well something that her mind couldn’t stop wanting to perfection reason why she established contact with the Museum of Gold of Bogota which gave her the opportunity to devote years of investigation and studies of pre-Hispanic cultures, discovering the magnificent minds and intelligence of this primitive people. Minds that went beyond belief in the development of astrology, architecture, jewelry, medicine and respect for the earth.
Her world travels through 85 countries of such diverse cultures gave her even more understanding of how each human being comes from such interesting backgrounds all unique in their own way inspiring her in so many ways! Inspiration that she impregnates in many of her designs.
For the past fifteen years, she has had the honor of privately designing everlasting cultural pieces for the elite. After all these years of perseverance and extraordinary work, she now launches her own brand “STELLA SARMIENTO” a new line of unique, one-of-a-kind jewelry designs capturing her new inspiration for creating modern and classic pieces along with her ETERNAL timeless pre-Hispanic, Roman and Greek designs.
Unique works, one piece for one special collector! One that people will wear knowing that it is only his or hers and not reproduced. Closed numbered and signed series designs of 4/4 like Art as well.
Her designs of solid 18K and 22K gold combined with precious and semi-precious stones, and sterling silver with 24-carat overlay, result in precise and highly detailed pieces.
This collections of unique designs are meant to tell eternal stories in today’s ever-changing world. Each design will offer experiences and sensations inspiring all who dare to dream…