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The international Battle of the Beadsmith competition for sewn beaded jewelry has its first czech winner.
The winner of the international Battle of the Beadsmith competition for sewn beaded jewelry in 2014 (BOTB '14) was the Czech designer Dita Koksová with her necklace entitled a Touch of Paradise. She succeeded in the face of extensive competition from 255 participants from 40 countries, of which most are truly at the top of their field. This is the first ever win for a Czech designer in this prestigious competition.
A fashion designer
She has been professionally involved in fashion design since 1992, when she established her own couture studio in Liberec under the brand Styl-Iva. Her work consists of innumerable original models, comprehensive collections for everyday wear, sports clothing, varied accessories for dresses and evening and wedding gowns.
Olga Haserodt was born in the Russian town of Astrakhan, but she has lived with her family in Germany for more than ten years. She came to love handcrafts during her childhood thanks to the influence of her mother and grandmother.
A footnote to the book GREENLAND – AN ISLAND OF FULFILLED DESIRES
Alena and Jaroslav Klempíř
Greenland has literally become Alena and Jaroslav Klempíř's second home. After years of research trips to Greenland, they have come to know the beauty of its nature, the wonder of the polar days and the magic of the polar nights, all of which is so harsh, but at the same time fascinating and unforgettable.
They have become acquainted with the Greenlanders' way of life and this knowledge has changed the way they view life for good. They have fallen in love with the glistening ice, the radiance of the polar sun, the polar night and especially with the people who are so friendly.