Author Archives: Ziva Designs

About Ziva Designs

Software engineer by training, I decided to pursue my lifelong love of art and jewelry-making after many years of working as a program manager in a large corporation. One satisfied customer told me that when she sees herself in the mirror wearing a pair of earrings I made, she smiles. I hope that my unique pieces will make you smile too each time you put them on. All my work is one-of-a-kind or limited edition, handmade by me. Below is some information on the materials I use.

In the heart of the city

Randolph St., between Michigan Ave and Columbus Dr., in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city, there it is;  A gorgeous iron gate in a beautiful garden called ” Cancer Survives Garden”.

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Louis Sullivan: Bank teller window

Another beautiful day in Chicago deserving of a tour. Sullivan is known as the “Father of skyscrapers” although the tallest building he ever designed was only seventeen floors. He also never finished college (he thought he already knew what they … Continue reading

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Chicago April 2011

On Saturday we took the Streetwall (On Michigan Ave between Randolf and Roosevelt) tour with the Architecture Foundation. The weather was perfect for a nice walk.  Here are some pictures Rod took, just to give you a taste of our … Continue reading

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My new on line store

I am so excited about Three Sisters’ Marketplace! It is a juried on-line store and I was accepted! Check it out – it is sleek and pleasant to the eye and above all they sell handmade only! Three Sisters Market

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Almost done

It is amazing that technology has developed so much that putting up a new website is not difficult. Once you master it, the second one will be much faster. What is even more fun is that your website is your … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new web site!

While I am trying to figure out how to make this page my own, I thought I would tell you about myself. So, who am I? A software engineer by training, I decided to pursue my lifelong love of art … Continue reading

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