Yuliya Chorna Jewellery is a fine jewelry brand created and designed by Yuliya Chorna in Toronto, Canada.
Our collections offer an alternative take on bridal and every day jewellery. They are modern heirlooms made to last, to be loved and passed down. Yuliya focuses on elegant exploration of nature inspired textures and modern design. A unique combination of old world charm and refined look.
All of our jewellery is designed and hand crafted in our Toronto studio, with Yuliya as a lead goldsmith. Keeping production small scale, we are dedicated to using recycled gold, sustainable fine metals and ethically sourced coloured gemstones and diamonds. By hand picking each gem, all pieces become unique creations.
We believe jewellery should be made with great care and attention to detail from start to finish. Each mark and curve made with intention. We hope our customers can re-connect with their pieces as the time passes, discovering new meaning as they naturally change through life with them.
In the world full of different cultures and individualities your jewelry should be as unique as you.
"I fell in love with jewellery when I was very young. Women in my family saved their earnings for that one special ring or necklace for themselves rather than perishable belongings. Something they could pass down and would always have value (we still do that). It started with me digging through my mom's jewellery box filled with heirlooms and pieces she bought for herself as milestones for special moments in life. Each piece caring stories that i'd have her tell me over and over.
I believe fine jewellery is a small reflection of ourselves. Something that should be for every day & not just special occasions. Well made treasures that celebrate our stories, immortalizing things that are important to us."
Yuliya Chorna is an award winning jewellery designer, and the main goldsmith and owner of her namesake brand.
Yuliya explored her creativity through varies forms of art from an early age. Always inspired by the old word romanticism, fine and decorative arts. She pursued her jewellery career in Toronto, finishing three year Jewellery Arts program in George Brown College in 2010.
Her work focuses on showcasing beauty in things that may seam blemished to the world that constantly demands perfection. She designs jewellery pieces that tell our stories and that of the vast world around us.
Yuliya creates high quality, modern, yet unconventional heirlooms that are meant to last. Her pieces are defined by delicate balance of organic textures and refined finishes.
Most pieces are hand carved in wax and then cast in solid gold, keeping the centuries old gold smithing tradition in a digitally dominant world.
This allows for control over her unique textures and an overall handmade quality look.
Having showcased in Los Angeles, New York and some of the biggest cities in Canada, Yuliya is constantly working towards changing the way we choose and wear jewellery.
Yuliya currently works out of her studio on Queen Street West in Toronto, Canada.