Bea Valdes grew up in Manila, in a family that has been in the fine jewelry trade for three generations. Having studied creative writing and interior design, Bea went on to specialize in interior design, creating accessories as a hobby. Her designs quickly caught the eye of discerning women seeking something distinctively luxurious. As an artist and writer, Bea weaves stories into her collections. Her pieces are not just accessories, but “symbols of a heroic feminine narrative.” Taking inspiration from various cultures, Bea has received global recognition as a creative architect of distinctive luxury goods. Bea designs and produces her pieces in her Manila based studio, working with modern Filipino artisans. She maintains a focus on traditional embroidery, supporting local artisans and their craftsmanship, while shining a light on the Philippines as a design hub.