Tonia Theodorou began her career in Italy after completing her studies in Florence. Her creations are based on the two elements of movement and transformation. By using these two elements, she aims to help women of today change the shape of their jewellery according to any occasion and to their specific need. The originality of Tonia’s work is that each design has its own story.
?n July of 2002 and 2004 TONIA jewelers participated to the Jewellery Exhibition at Jacobs Javit Centre in New York and started to sell to a shop at 5th Avenue and another in Down town. The same years she exhibit her work in the house of Cyprus in New York and show her work on tv of Actina TV and others of America. On March 9th 2006 the president of the Cyprus Organization of Business and Professional Women (B.P.W.), awarded Tonia with the certificate of Professional Woman of the year. The event was hosted under the auspices of the Minister of Defense and the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Tonia Theodorou was nominated as one of the top five designers for the 2011 "Madame Figaro Awards". Since 1992 she has been running her own shop in Limassol. In 2010 Tonia, due to her deep love for art, expanded the first floor of her premises into an art gallery as “TONIA jewel & art gallery”.
Since the expansion, Tonia has hosted exhibitions for well-known artists as well as promoting and encouraging work from both local and international artists. Tonia first started painting at the age of thirteen, but she hosted her first solo art painting exhibition on March 8th of 2015, Woman’s day. The exhibition was inaugurated by the First Lady of Cyprus, Andri Anastasiades and the opening was by the ex-president of E.KA.TE (Cyprus Chamber of fine arts), Mrs.Daphne Trimikliniotis. On December 12th of the same year, Tonia hosted her second art painting exhibition with great success. On December of 2016, her shop's 25th anniversary, she organized her 3rd solo art painting exhibition which was inaugurated by academic Mr.Mimis Sofokleous. ?n September 2017, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) recognized TONIA THEODOROU as a DnA Ambassador.On November 1st of 2018 she had the fifth solo exhibition in London at Hellenic Centre. Since then TONIA jewel & art gallery is happy to say that sells Jewellery and painting in regular bases in U.K.
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