The Bold and Blessed Journey of a Woman Jewellery Artist

With each piece she creates, breathes life into her dreams and ignites a spark in the hearts of those who encounter her art. She embodies the harmonious blend of fearlessness and gratitude, reminding us all of the transformative power of embracing our true selves and embracing the blessings that grace our lives.


Boldness is her guiding principle. Elena Votsi dare to push the boundaries, challenging the conventional norms of jewellery design. With unwavering courage, she venture into uncharted territories, merging innovation with tradition. Her designs are an expression of audacity, captivating the beholder with their fearless originality. She believe in the transformative nature of our craft, allowing to manifest beauty and capture the essence of emotions within every piece she create.


Her artistic brilliance blossomed, shining brightly through each meticulously crafted piece. Inspired by the world’s wonders, she fearlessly infused her designs with a sense of daring innovation, merging unconventional materials and unexpected techniques. Her boldness became a signature mark, a symbol of her audacious artistic voice.

But her journey was not solely defined by her boldness; she recognized the profound blessings that graced her path. Blessed with a keen eye for beauty and an unyielding creative spirit, she transformed precious metals and gemstones into wearable masterpieces. Her hands, guided by an unseen force, imbued each creation with an ethereal aura that captivated hearts and souls.


    Elena Votsi started her collaborations in the first years of her studies at the Royal College of Art, when she was selected to design and manufacture jewelry for the William Chan fashion show in London. This was followed by important collaborations, such as the one with the Zolotas House, the design of the commemorative gift for the Summit of the Presidents of the European Union and the design for the “Key” of Hydra.


    Her first major international collaboration occurred

    when the president of the Gucci Group personally selected her and invited her to Florence, where she joined the Group’s staff, designing jewelry and items for the famous Italian Firm. This was followed by her collaboration with the National Gallery, the Acropolis Museum, the Benaki Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Historical Archive Museum of Hydra, the Ghika Gallery and the Vasilis and Eliza Goulandris Foundation. Ongoing collaborations. Added to her overseas career was her collaboration with Ralph Lauren, for whom she designed jewelry for his shows and stores.


    In the years 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021,

    she had the honor to design the Democracy Award, established by the Municipality of Athens and awarded during the Athens Democracy forum, organized by the editors of the New York Times and the newspaper “Kathimerini”. In 2020, the National History Museum, in collaboration with Piraeus Bank, assigned her to design the commemorative medal 1821-2021 for the anniversary of the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the 1821 revolution. In 2021, for the same purpose, she designed the medal for the Municipality of Hydra. However, the milestone in her career was the redesign of the medal of the Olympic Games for the Athens Olympics in 2004.


    The Bakri Memorial Award was the first in Elena Votsi’s career and accompanied her graduation in first place from the Royal College of Art in London. This was followed by two first “Couture” Awards in Las Vegas, USA and a first InDesing Award. For her contribution in culture, she has been awarded by the Municipality of Hydra and the President of the Hellenic Republic, while her work has been included twice in the 100 most important jewelry designers and pioneering modern designers.


    Elena Votsi herself, both as an artist and as Greek, thinks of the redesign of the Olympic medals to be the most important moment of her career, while she considers it an honor for the front of the medals to bear her signature for all the upcoming Olympic Games, allowing for her artistic creation to become a part of history.

Keep in touch

    My Shopping Bag
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop
      Calculate Shipping