Evgenia Zoidaki was born in Hania-Crete in 1981.She lives and works between Athens and Holland.She followed
Applied Arts major in High School and in 2003 she graduated from the Mokume
School of Higher Education where she studied design and crafting of handmade
and productive jewellery.
Since 2004 she has participated in group exhibitions:
at Mokume School, in Ilias Lalaounis Jewellery Museum,in Eastpack Artist
Studio ,Contemporary Greek Jewelry -The BarKing Cat Brussels , Sieraad Art Fair,international jewellery design fair 2017 and Munich Jewellery Week 2018.
She has worked in jewellery studios as a designer and artisan. Since
2015 she runs her own studio, Evzo, where she creates jewellery made of silver,
gold, copper, mineral stones, synthetic materials.
All her creations are
inspired by everything that surrounds and affects her, from ancient art to
whatever the eye captures in modern cities.
The studio's name, evzo, was formed using the
first two letters of the designer's full name, Evgenia Zoidaki, and is a
reference to the ancient Greek term εὖ ζῆν. The term consists of the words εὖ, which means "well", and ζῆν, which denotes "survival", "life".
For ancient Greeks, εὖ ζῆν represented
the ultimate good: the art of living well. It entails achieving
physical and mental health and leads to the improvement of a person’s
quality of life in all areas, allowing them to reach the state of