Nagicia
Independent designer Tricia Kim moved from Seoul to New York at an early age. Love for beauty and drawing led her to enroll in a fashion illustration course at the prestigious Parsons School of Design at the age of 14. This led to further studies in fine arts at Parson NY and Paris, and culminated in a BFA/sculpture degree from the School of Visual Arts. Tricia then apprenticed with famous art furniture maker Norman Peterson in San Francisco and began crafting her own jewelry. She went on to apprentice with high end goldsmith Jenny Lessard and, in 1997, was invited to oversee John Hardy's sample-making department in Bali. The new millennium led to a year of travel throughout Southeast Asia. Observing the daily rituals of Buddhism and Hinduism led to an awakening that came to fruition in her own label, Nagicia. A portmanteau of the word "naga" (meaning dragon) and Tricia's name, the label's collections are infused with a message of health and beauty for the wearer. The designs are...


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