Our Team

Owner. Designer.    IMG_1499 Kari 6

The spearhead of the company. Sweet, welcoming and always ready to offer you a hot beverage, Kari is the founder of Zuka Artful Accessories. She designs all the lovely jewellery here at Zuka. What started out as a hobby quickly blossomed into a full time job. For 16 years, Kari has nurtured and built Zuka into what it is today.

Darren picDarren Staten: CFO.

The alpha male of the group. Darren carries out the business side of things here at Zuka. Darren has been with the the company since the very beginning. When not assisting with the company, you can find him with his headphones on, working on his music.
Photography by Dan Poh Photography

Una team picUna Quan: Website Designer. Model. Production Assistant.

The impeccably dressed face behind and on the current website. Una began at Zuka 6 years ago and it’s no wonder with her creative talents. A newly wed, Una is no stranger the fine arts. She is a graduate from Kwantlen’s Fashion Program and has a vast amount of experience in handmade crafts.
Photography by Amber Hughes Photography

AnnabelleLoiHeadshotAnnabelle Loi: Blogger. Production Assistant.

Me! I am the one who writes a majority of the blogs to come in the near future. 7 years ago, I started off as a production intern became an employee shortly after and blossomed into….a social media intern. When not at Zuka, I’m usually found being dramatic at fashion school or at an actor’s studio.
Photography by Melanie Kelly Photography

Sadie: New Muse. Bead Eater. Kisser Extraordinaire.

Wee Sadie has come to us all the way from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. A beach girl at heart, she has taken over where Kai left off. (RIP Kai / 2016) The exception is the beads are hunted and then devoured. Toe kisses are still popular. rsz_1sadie_1



  • Jewellery and accessories from Zuka

    All our accessories are handcrafted and designed in our Vancouver. Studio. We have tons of styles in lots of different materials. If you’re looking for something more personal, send a custom order to our studio at jewel@zuka-art.com.

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