Yvette Daou-Yacoub was born into a family with five uncles who were fine high end jewellers and Goldsmiths. She inherited her passion for jewellery from her uncles. Yvette is now designing jewellery using gem stones, pearls, and crystals just like she used to dream as a little girl. Her commitment to her one-of-kind designs and meeting her customer’s needs are foremost in her approach to every piece. You can see her passion for her work in every piece.
Tell us about your most memorable moment that has happened in a previous studio Tour
4 years ago when I first participated in Studio Tour, I did not know
what to expect and how the town and the community will receive the
Beaded Art/Jewellery designs in the world of Art in general. I
remember when the doors opened on the first day of the Studio Tour, and
the people started coming in, the look on their faces when they saw me
standing behind my table full of beaded jewellery and accessories, they
were surprised and bit confused. I remember one lady in particular,
approaching my table and saying out loud: “I did not know beading is
part of Art isn’t that a crafty thing?!” I did not know whether to laugh
or to cry. I decided to keep quiet, smiled and let her admire my
collection as she kept looking at my creations with admirations…I knew
then that I have added a new flavour to the Art world and I have created
more awareness about the beading and the beaded art in general…I will
never forget it.
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