My name is Anita Szombati and I am a Hungarian-born, self-taught artist and designer, who currently resides in Las Vegas.
How did I become an artist? Well, I started drawing when I was 2 and I made my first bracelet when I was 12 years old. I knew already back then that I had found something special because my excitement about the beads and jewelry just would not stop. Making jewelry was a lot of fun, and while I didn’t make many jewelry items back then, by the time I was 16, I had sold my first bracelets, made of thread, to a street vendor. In the following years I primarily focused on finishing school and then on volunteer work. I was 25 when I started to create art again. I started with drawing pictures and painting, but I ended up going back to making jewelry. First, I only made jewelry as gifts and for myself, but seeing that people wanted to purchase them, I decided to offer them for sale.
Creating art – whether it is making jewelry, drawing, painting or something else – still makes me excited and full of energy to such a degree that words can hardly describe it, if at all, which tells me that I am on the right path and that I am following my basic purpose.
Having art in our lives makes our lives more lively and colorful, and by putting a lot of art into society, we can make a big difference, and create not only a more beautiful, but also a happier world. Art is a form of communication and by showing our art, by communicating our message to others through a painting, a song, a movie, or any other type of artwork, we entertain, raise emotionally and also inspire others, to either create art themselves, or to take action in other areas of their lives. I hope that you will enjoy seeing, wearing and owning what I make – just as much as I enjoy making it -, and that my art will inspire you to make some art too!”
Here’s a photo of myself and a few photos of my work. You can see a lot more on my website: www.anitaszombati.com.
Here are some testmonials from my customers.:
“Anita’s professionalism is impeccable! I loved how she was proactive about each step in the jewelry making process ensuring that I (the customer) was completely satisfied! The end product was beautiful and flawless with great quality work done! I will definitely use her again for her awesome skills and tell anyone else about her work and great communication skills! She truly does care about her customers! Thanks again, Anita!” – CLR
“Anita made several pieces of jewelry and they were absolutely beautiful. She worked with me on the design and colors. I listened to her recommendations and the finished pieces were delightful. I was first introduced to her work by purchasing earrings and they are among my favorite to wear. I never fail to get compliments when I wear them. I only have 4 pairs and I definitely want more.
I’ll be visiting her very soon.
“I met Anita over the Thanksgiving holiday (at one of her shows) and that turned out to be the best thing. I saw her work & immediately loved it. Her pieces are unique and beautiful. I bought a gorgeous bracelet and ordered another type right then. Anita is professional & super sweet. I was astonished to see how fast she made my special order, while all along keeping me in touch by email (regarding the progress & pics). She shipped it out right away and when I got it, I was so happy, it was everything (and more) of what I had pictured. I automatically ordered (2) more for Christmas presents. Anita worked with me to get exactly what I wanted, she even rushed so I could have by Christmas. They came and AGAIN are gorgeous, so much so, I wanna keep for myself. I strongly recommend Anita Personally & Professionally. Her work is Impeccable.