I started collecting antique handpainted medals in 2005. Then in 2006, I made them into charm necklaces.


Daphne Necklaces as seen in Metro April 2006
It first got featured in my old TV show F in 2005, then in Metro Magazine April 2006


UZ wearing K&Company
Then I acquired new medals (not antiques) from a craftsman in Europe and worked on the most ornate frames in Manila myself. I never stopped wearing my charm necklace. I liked piling them on. This was in 2008.


Handpainted enamel, 14k gold
In 2009, I made them in 14k gold earrings upon the encouragement of Ingrid.


For MP
I created custom-made pieces for those who really loved them. These are all in 14k gold. Medals come from Europe while a local goldsmith worked on my designs for the 14k gold frames here.


Made my first bracelet.
Then this year I made my first 14k bracelet.


Last week, I shot at home with Xeng Zulueta doing my makeup, Felicity Son groomed my hair and Dix Perez shot the photos and videos. I wore my own charm necklace.


DOP Jewelry
Before I went retail in 2008 at Accessory Lab, 2nd Floor Power Plant Mall Rockwell, I had this photo taken by Marlon Pecjo. Makeup by Xeng Zulueta.


While having my morning coffee, I saw this. Hanneli Mustaparta styled the new Dolce & Gabbana fine jewellery collection for Vogue.


Hanneli Dolce & Gabbana


I am speechless.

Same wavelength?


Click “More…” to see some of my old work.

This one’s from 2008


Custom made for LCC
Had some custom made orders


Weekend Cover
As seen in Preview editorial
As seen in Preview
As seen in People


Maybe I should really start taking this jewellery “business” seriously…



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