Tanya Howitt Mikolajewicz BA Jewellery FGAA
Jeweller, Gemmologist, Designer
Mikola Jewellers founder Tanya embodies the principals and quality for which Mikola Jewellers stands. Studying BA Jewellery at Charles Sturt University and Gemmology through the Gemmological Association of Australia she has worked as a traditional Jeweller in Albury, southern New South Wales, for many years.
Although technical proficiency is of utmost importance to Tanya, it is unique design that really drives her passion for Jewellery. Often drawing inspiration from geometric forms, her work combines traditional and modern techniques with a variety of materials from Platinum, Gold and Diamonds through to Silver and Acrylics.
Tanya has been recognised for her design and manufacturing skills in the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery Contemporary Wearables Biennial Jewellery Award and Exhibition in '05, '07, '09 and '13. With pieces travelling in the exhibition Australia wide.
Robert Mikolajewicz BA Multimedia
Manager, Designer, CAD Operator
Mikola Jewellers Co-Founder Robert brings together the Mikola Jewellers technical edge. Having studied BA Multimedia (Animation and Special Effects), computer aided design for the Jewellery industry has come naturally. These specialised computer skills, accompanied with Tanya's technical Jewellery manufacturing makes them a formidable team. An eye for detail can be seen in his rendered jewellery designs, always wanting the best for his clients. Robert is very approachable and only too willing to help you through the design process.