Profile: Takayas Mizuno

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About Takayas Mizuno : Takayas is one of the very few pure custom jewelers around. His passion is breathing life into his customers ideas. Staying true to the roots of custom creation, he begins with a vision and nothing more. The end result is a masterpiece that comes with its own story. As a fourth generation Ikebana Artist (Japanese master florist), Takayas Mizuno was raised with a unique understanding of art and composition. As a master jeweler, Takayas has forged a remarkable career of creating timeless jewelry for discerning customers worldwide. Listening and communicating throughout the process of design and creation, at the heart of Takayas’s work lives an understanding of the power of jewelry to honor and cherish for eternity.
ORGANIZATION:
Takayas Custom Jewelry

EDUCATION:
1999, Jewelry Design & Gemology, Santa Ana College , California/USA

EXPERIENCE:
1996, Jeweler,Jewelry Store, Laguna Beach/USA
1998, Jeweler & Designer, Jewelry Store, Fountain valley/USA
2000, Custom jeweler, Takayas Custom Jewelry, Los Angeles/USA

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2000, North Carolina National Art Show. North Carolina/USA.
2001, New Jersey Craft & Art Festival, New Jersey/USA.
2001, Harvest Festival Crafts, California/USA.
2001, Rio Grande Art Show, Arizona/USA.
2002, La Quinta Art Festival, California/USA.
2002, Beverly Hills Art Show, California/USA.
2002, Harvest Festival Crafts, California/USA .
2003, Santa Monica Contemporary Art Show, California/USA.
2003, Park City Art Show, Utah/USA.
2004, Santa Monica Contemporary Art Show, California/USA.

AWARDS:
1999, Judges Award, Newport Beach Art Show.
2003, 2nd place, Lapidary Journal Magazine Jewelry Competition.
2011-2012, Golden A Design Winner, Jewelry eye wear and watch design categories
2012 International Pearl Design Competition- Commendation Award

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2007, "Iced Jean" Los Angeles Times, December , Los Angeles/USA.
2007, "Iced Jean" WWD, December, Los Angeles/USA
2011, "Metallic Cultured Pearl Ring" Gem & Gemology, Los Angeles/USA
2011, "Skull Wedding Rings"OK Magazine, Los Angeles/USA

BOOKS:
2003, "pendants and necklaces", page 29, Jewelry Arts Lapidary Journal VOL. 57, NO6

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Japanese (Native), English (Near Native), Spanish (Beginner)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Matrix 7, Rhino

WEB SITE:
https://www.takayascustomjewelry.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
https://www.takayascustomjewelry.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2013-02-19 15:32:21

COUNTRY:
United States of America

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Takayas Mizuno


Urban Minimalist Jewelry-Ring

A' Design Award Winner for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2013
Takayas Mizuno of Takayas & Co. for Takayas & Co
Eclipse Hoop Earrings Jewelry-Earrings

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2012
Takayas Mizuno for Takayas Custom Jewelry
Takayas Mizuno/Swallowtail Pendant ( Necklace)

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2013
Takayas Mizuno of Takayas & Co. for Takayas & Co
Bamboo Diamond Bracelet Jewelry

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2011
Takayas Mizuno for Takayas Custom Jewelry

Runner-Up status designs by Takayas Mizuno


Raindrop Necklace

Runner-Up for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2014
Takayas Mizuno for Takayas Custom Jewelry
Serpentine Tiara

Runner-Up for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2015
Takayas Mizuno for Takayas Custom Jewelry

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