Chi Cheng Cheong, Fornia, the founder of Chi Chi Jewelry Design. She has been fond of matching and wearing various accessories since childhood. Thus, she studied jewelry design under the tutelage of Cristina Vihnas and Dora Tam. Fornia motivated to learn more, moved to London to begin her studies in Art and Jewelry Design. Before graduating, she was invited to intern at Astley Clarke Design Headquarters by Lorna Watson, a well-known jewelry designer in U.K. Afterwards, she returned to Macau and established Chi Chi Jewelry Design, a affordable luxury brand and continues to work on her creative journey.
Fornia, raised in a Chinese and Western cross-cultural environment. She draws motivation through the unfair and injustice of gender equality around the world. She experiences that it is not easy for women to achieve the freedom and social participation. To celebrate the hard-won freedom of women, to realize others more aware the value of women, and proud of being a woman, Fornia put the idea of women’s strong heart, the courage to break through the secular restrictions, beauty of women’s lines and her life experience into her design. These also are a driving force for her jewelry making.