A bit about Svetlana

Welcome and thank you very much for visiting my page!

I am a self-taught jewelry artist with a background in music and graphic design.

I was born and raised in Moldova and lived for more than a decade in New York City. I presently reside in Vancouver, Washington.

Pencils and paints have been my favorite tools of self-expression since I can remember. As a child, I could sit and draw for hours, paying little notice to the time, but it was music that I decided to devote my life to. I was young and… in love with “Moonlight” Sonata. It would come to pass that I would first earn a bachelor’s degree in music, and secondly – and much later, an associate’s degree in graphic design.

I discovered beads when I decided to fix a pearl necklace I had brought back from one of my trips. Then I had an idea of decorating a tank top with beads… I have been decorating with beads ever since.

I primarily work with seed beads and natural stones, and use fabric or other materials from time to time. I receive inspiration for my work from fashion, nature, and from the numerous museums I have visited around the world. Please, feel free to contact me if you have any questions about any of  my work presented here.

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I currently work on jewelry for new retail places and Relux Collection.

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Svetlana. In one of the New York bead shops.

“Shopping for beads is one of my favorite activities. It includes walking, designing, solving math problems, creating addiction problems, talking and imagining unrealistic things. Good sense of humor is required, advanced beading skills are not!”

Latest Creation

Tonga Queen Beaded Necklace by Svetlana Zoubkov

Tonga Queen Beaded Necklace by Svetlana Zoubkov

My Latest Creations

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Beading Hours A Week

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Cups Of Tea a Week


Finished Projects


New Ideas Every Week

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