Sofia Papakosta was born in a small village of Karpathos, Othos. She studied History and Archaeology at the UoA and nowadays lives and works as a Philologist in Athens. Sofia creates unique hand-crafted jewellery made from gold threads and gems. She is inspired by ancient Greek and Byzantine jewellery. Sofia has participated at the ‘A Jewel Made in Greece’ exhibition at Zappeion Athens in 2017 where she won 1st prize in the Material Worlds category.