his is the story of a dream:
maintaining the spirit of my cultural heritage alive through art.
As a third generation jewelry designer from Cuenca - cultural capital of Ecuador - my entire life has revolved around art. A profound love for Andean culture and jewelry became one: my calling was born.
With the help of a Masters Degree in Craft and Teaching, as well as a Bachelor’s in Marketing, I created
“Andrea Tello Jewelry” to rescue our ancestral arts and globalize their aesthetic and cultural value.
UNESCO RECOGNITION for excellence in:
- Design and Innovation of Filigree (Ecuador, 2011)
- Craftsmanship in the Andean Region (Ecuador 2010)
Selection criteria: Excellence, Authenticity, Innovation, Marketing, Respect for the environment, Social responsibility-
Appointed member of Latin America of the WCC (World Craft Council) that aims to strengthen the future of Ecuadorian craftsmanship; supporting and promoting economic development through innovation, design and marketing (January 2018)
Named Ambassador of Ecuador of MOLA (Latin American Fashion), a multidisciplinary platform that aims to position and promote the design and sustainable fashion of Latin America (April 2018)