1963, Santiago, Chile.

She makes her high-school studies on Liceo N°1 de Niñas Javiera Carrera in Santiago, Chile. On 1982, she begins her studies in Universidad de Chile, in the Faculty of Fine Arts, and gets a specialization in Goldsmithing. She graduates on 1987. On 1996 she gets a Bachelor’s degree on Arts with honours in Visual Arts.

During 1986 she sets her goldsmith studio, give classes and manufactures jewels for individuals, sporadically working along with her father, a jeweller with a long career, during 1989 and 1992. Between 1993 and 1996 she works in Alejandro Glade’s studio. Then she is hired to give courses of goldsmith, jewels manufacturing, and repairs for individuals. During 1997 she begins to work in the studio of the goldsmiths Gabriela Harsanyi y José Barrenechea, where she delivers all her knowledge on the embossing technique and gives goldsmith classes. On 1998 she enters Universidad de Chile again, cursing the Master's degree in Restoring of Immovable Patrimony, graduating on 2000. She made her practice in Commission du Vieux Paris, in France, and gets her Master's degree in late 2001. She gets a specialization in metal restoring.

She establishes in France between 2000 and 2012, and during this time she works in restoring and soclage (creation and manufacturing of bases for artistic objects.) She focused on manufacturing for artistic objects.

On 2003 she exposes her jewels in the event made for the artists association of Ivory “Triangle d’art” in Paris. During 2004 she presents along other goldsmiths in the Open Doors studio of 75011, Amelot Street, in Paris.

Between 2004 and 2006 she is part of the staff, which is in charge of soclage (more than 4000 objects) of the new Quai Bronly museum in Paris, an ambitious project supported for the president Jacques Chirac. She is in charge of the manufacturing of soclage of small and medium-size objects, especially those linked to goldsmith from civilizations of Africa, Asia, Oceania and America.

Between 2005 and 2006 she takes a course of stone setting in the renowned jewellers’school BJOP. Between 2005 and 2007 her jewels are exhibited in the gallery of African art, Argiles (75006, Guénegaud, Paris) in that place she also performs goldsmith jobs in copies of African pieces, specifically earrings.

On 2007, she takes on the direction of the team in charge of soclage for Bulgari exhibition for its 125 years of existence, performed in Rome. This exhibition will then travel by France, Berlin, Japan, Beijing, Shanghai, New York, San Francisco, Canes, and Singapore (2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013).

The Psychologuies magazine publishes, on its special number in 2007, select each one of her collars, made of silver with stones from Hydra Island, in Greece, which is exposed in the gallery of Argiles en Paris.

2007, Paris-India (New Delhi); travelling one month by car, going through Turkey, Iran – Persepolis, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. The main purpose is to develop a report of some Hindu sculptures in Deli Museum, for a later soclage in Guimet Museum, in Paris.

2008, Paris-Qatar; she travels by car, along with a staff which purpose is carrying on metal and tools for work in the permanent collection of the Museum of Islamic Art, trip that goes through Syria, Jordanian, Petra, Dead Sea, Damascus, Saudi Arabia, up to Doha-Qatar.

On 2009, she takes a sabbatical year and, in couple, makes a horseback journey, which starts in Pucón, south of Chile and ends in El Durazno, San Luis, Argentina.

During 2011, she comes back to Chile, then she goes back to studies on Pedagogy and on 2012 she gets a degree on High – School Teacher with honours in Visual Arts. During that year she works doing her internship in Hermida Fabres School in Peñalolén and takes part in the Project on citizenry, delivered to SENAME by Universidad de Chile, through its department of Pedagogy.

Currently, she lives in Chile, and splits her time between restoring – conservation, and her passion for goldsmith.

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