World-class jewelry with European design, Filipino craftsmanship

She adds that with the quality of work Filipinos can produce, she believes that there is a place for Filipino craftsmanship in the high-end market.

“In the high end market, Filipinos can be very good because they have the patience and the love to make it nice. They don’t want to make many (of the same piece). They get bored quickly. If you give them the same all the time, it doesn’t work”

In line with this, Konstantinidou is working with the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design to bring in European designers to Cebu. Two of them are already in the Philippines working on their own collections. –