|About the Chief Designer|
Yvonne Yu explores imaginations to reinvent jewelry with an innovative touch, best known for her designs that involve fabric. Born with a talent in design, a strong aesthetic sense, and an entrepreneurial spirit, she completed her business degree from McMaster University and received jewelry silversmithing training at George Brown College. Combining her business knowledge and a passion in jewelry, she founded Phaessa Jewelry & Accessories Designs. Her work has gained her press mentions in various major magazines such as the British Vogue, Bristish GQ, Tatler, Brides and Glamour. It also earned an appearance in the Calgary Sun, a major Canadian Newspaper , and she was interviewed by various channels of media. Her designs have gathered an international fan base through various social media outlets. It was showcased and promoted in Canada, United States, China and Europe. Historic jewelry, flexibility of metals, gemstones, pearls, textiles, cultures, nature, shapes and visual arts are her sources of inspiration.
About Phaessa's company bio and committments
Yvonne's full artist bio at her personal portfolio.