about sofia zakia
Sofia Zakia is a fine jewelry brand created and designed by Sofia Ajram in her Montreal studio. Founded in 2015 with the intention of interpreting the beauty and mystique of outer space through the lens of jewelry, Sofia Zakia aspires to give each piece a background narrative of its own in an enchanting mix of fantasy and luxury. The promise of Sofia Zakia is to provide unique styles of fine jewelry that will be cherished for generations to come.
Sofia is devoted to creating timeless designs using fine and ethically sourced materials. Sofia Zakia's artisanship focuses on the details vital in creating pieces that complement the unique personal style of the wearer. She believes that great jewelry should not only be beautiful, but should also tell a story and evoke a sense of magic.
Sofia Zakia is committed to exquisite craftsmanship in every step of production. Sofia works with environmentally responsible resources as well as ethically sourced coloured gemstones and diamonds.
Made with the finest materials and meticulously crafted, each piece is a unique sculptural creation using elements of magic, alongside mythological references as inspiration. Sofia Zakia pieces always have a story to tell, or a symbolic meaning, making them feel powerful to wear.
The Sofia Zakia customer care is available Monday through Friday from 10:30am - 4:00pm.
To reach us during these hours, please e-mail info@SofiaZakia.com
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about the designer
Sofia Ajram is a jewelry designer from Montreal, Canada. Her interest in all things art and culture began in her childhood, where she applied her interest in American gothic literature and science fiction to several facets of visual arts, including sculpting, graphic design, photography, and cosplay.
Known for her dreamlike photography which brought to life mystical worlds and astral projections, Sofia sought out various ways in which her inspirations could reflect themselves in her creations. She fell in love with metalsmithing after discovering the art of lost-wax casting, a process by which a fine metal sculpture is cast from an original wax piece.
In 2015, Sofia Zakia was established, and Sofia began to actualize the pieces she had imagined, focusing her passion for visual arts and storytelling into the goal of cultivating Sofia Zakia into a beloved brand that would merge celestial magic with the quiet intimacy and feminine elegance of jewelry. Sofia continues to lovingly design and handcraft each and every piece of Sofia Zakia from her studio in Montreal.
sustainability & ethics
Sofia is proud to provide Canadian-mined conflict-free natural diamonds of brilliant quality. Additionally, our opals, coloured gemstones and fine metals come from ethical sources.
Every piece of Sofia Zakia is handmade by designer Sofia Ajram in her Montreal studio to ensure quality heirloom pieces that can be passed down from generation to generation.
Sofia Zakia recycles as much material as possible, and aims to use artisanal methods to create jewelry pieces with non-toxic, low energy requirements. We also stick to sustainable studio practices.
Shipping materials are recycled and reused as often as possible in order to lower the amount of waste produced.
We are also a proud supporter of Ethical Metalsmiths.
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