Biography

 

Creations by Zara Lau

 

Influence from her Chinese heritage has Zara creating her Chinese Knotted Jewelry.  Her necklaces, bracelets and anklets use “rattail” cord and feature a variety of individually hand-tied Chinese knots accented with various types of beads. Chinese knots are decorative knots that are usually double-layered and symmetrical, and can have one or two cords entering from the top of the knot and leave from the bottom. Chinese Knots can range from simple knots such as the “button knot”, to larger intricate knotted patterns such as the “forever knot”.