Bearer of a Portuguese passport but owner of a Brazilian heart, 30-year-old Antonio Teixeira de Castro opened his first store on the prestigious XV de Novembro Street, in Downtown São Paulo. Castro was a dedicated and knowledgeable connoisseur of art and precious stones, a tireless researcher with a strong passion for antiques, and a quality-driven perfectionist striving for mastery in all his pieces.
Entrepreneur with a dynamic spirit, Castro was also a jet-setter, having often travelled to Europe in the company of his wife and greatest supporter, Julieta Salla de Castro. He would tirelessly chase after original and rare pieces for Brazilian clients anxiously waiting for his talent-filled and tasteful designs.
"The art of jewelry making has been a part of our lives from day
one – thanks to our background, we understand and honor the entire
process, as a whole. We work together, as a duo – Vivi and Kika – since
the very beginning, from choice of material to the final touches of
each piece. We believe quality and impeccable finish are key, thanks to
everything we learned from our best and greatest teacher: our father,