Ilze Sildare is a designer and founder of the Latvian fashion jewelry brand SILDAREjewelry https://sildarejewelry.com/ Even though Ilze obtained a Master’s degree in International Finance and Banking Sciences, she has always had an excellent sense of fashion and a passion for art. She changed her career, becoming a designer swiftly, with no tuition in the field of fashion or art whatsoever.
In 2012 Ilze began her studies at the Art Academy of Latvia. Eventually, her ambition turned her passion into a business - a confident step towards her calling. Since 2010 – the year SILDAREjewelry was founded, and with her first collection titled “Voyage”, Ilze has gathered admirers internationally. Her jewelry is loved and worn by women from all over the world, including Russia, Norway, France, The UK as well as The United Arab Emirates, The USA, and Japan..
SILDAREjewelry is created using only the highest quality natural materials - semi-precious gemstones, Swarovski crystals, and pearls, natural silk, French lace, Italian fur, gold plated and silver plated details. Drawing inspiration from art, nature, contemporary fashion trends and the designer’s own experiences while traveling the world, the brand offers sophisticated jewelry that never goes out of style. Bold, bright colors and different textures are the signature elements of SILDAREjewelry.
Ilze has graduated from the Art Academy of Latvia, Department of Textile Art https://www.lma.lv/lv
On 2018 / 2019/2020 Ilze obtained a certificate's from the prestigious L'Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels School of Jewelry Arts https://www.lecolevancleefarpels.com/hk/en
Her jewelry was presented at Adu Dhabi fashion show during the Latvian Art Month opening event. Her work has also been featured in various Latvian fashion magazines - LILIT, KLUBS, SANTA, UNA, IEVA, PRECOS..
Ilze frequently collaborates with other Latvian fashion designers. Currently, she is working on her jewelry line for Ameli. Her past collaborations include work with New Latvian Ballet and participation in creating of Air Baltic calendar https://www.airbaltic.com/lv-LV/index