Studied in Mid-Herts College/U.K.

1977-78 worked in Posalux S. A. in Switzerland -jewellery designing Machine Company, participated also in an İnternational Fair in Bologne/İtaly.

1978-82  Nurullah Berk Drawing Studio 

2003 – Glass Bead Making @ Beykoz Glass Furnace/Istanbul.

Attended and organised classes with many great Glass artists like Maria Micheala Moller -Germany/ Ulli Egger -Austria / Ann Julie Denton from İsle of Man/Andrea  Guarino  and Christina Logan from the States/ Davide Penso from Murano on many occassions/Claudia Trimbur – Pagel from France.

2007 Atellier  set-up..

Still designing  Hollow Bead  Fantasy Necklaces and La Botanica Collection  Mainly unique creations combined with silver.

Participation in many  exhibitions for Charity purposes in Bizim Tepe/American Robert College and Rotary and Lions Charity organizations by IWI at Hilton/Istanbul during Christmas.

2007 – Participation in İstanbul Bead Conference in Kadir Has University.

Recent Craft Shows in the U.K

2015/2016 – Botanique Gardens of  Kew

2016 – Edinburgh Craft Show

Coming soon..

11-15 October 2017 – Botanique Gardens of Kew

17-20 May 2018 – Oxford Craft Show 

All organised by Handmade in Britain

Various other Works:

Goddess /Bird  figures and glass boro lace-work madallions.  Beadable accessories; Wıne  Stoppers and different sizes of Cheese  Knives , Magiıfier and Letter Opener sets   

BAN-DORA Concept  . It is an exceptional  form of  hollow bead inlined  and   riveted  at both holes with uniquely made silver caps (by silversmith Umut Demirguc).

LA BOTANICA; Collection of  encased flowers  by paper weight technique to be used as wearable pendants and handles of magnifiers..



by Miriam Steger