Chiara Zardi is an Italian designer and goldsmith based in Berlin. She has pursued jewelry as a parallel career, attending courses and working with various masters across Europe.
Her practice is based in traditional crafting techniques, with a commitment to pushing the boundaries of contemporary design and goldsmithing, Chiara's design ethos is rooted in research and exploration, particularly within the jewelry industry.
Her dedication to understanding the nuances of gender roles and societal rituals surrounding jewelry led her to establishher own brand, "Auna." This brand focuses on meaningful jewels and conscious consumption/production. Through Auna, Chiara aims to offer unique pieces that reflect her artistic vision and craftsmanship while addressing the emotional significance of jewelry in our lives.