Lika works with colored gem stones, Opals, Turquoise, 22 and 24 karat Gold and more. She grew up in Istanbul and currently resides in New York City. Those familiar with her pieces recognize her distinct design aesthetic of old world meets modern day. Lika’s pieces are hand-made by talented artisans in her Istanbul atelier, where they employ age old techniques from the Byzantine empire. She utilizes unique gemstones from within the Unites States that are ethically sourced.