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Byrez | The Department of Curiosities and Fine Things
This is our latest post in a series of featured makers. We are introducing our makers one at a time and giving you a bit of a behind-the-scenes story and insights to their practice. Today we would like to introduce: Bara Reznickova of Byrez First up. Who are you and what do you do? Bara, CzechKiwi living in Hawke's Bay and making recycled plastic bottle jewellery. How and why did you get started (instead of getting a proper job like your mother told you)? Well, I went to a Art and Design College in Brno, Czech Republic. Then in my second year at Masaryk University I went for work and holiday in New Zealand where I met my partner. He followed me back to CZ and was so persuasive that I came back with him to New Zealand and settled here. The following years my creativity was mostly focused on children then couple of years ago I've decided that if not now than never and started making screen printed tote and produce bags. And last year I've began to work with the plastic bottles. What