Avedis Kendir began making jewelry in primary school. He started working in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul during the summer months. When he was 10 years old, he apprenticed for such renowned Master Jewelers as Matyos Snokyan and Sob Kanukcuyan.
He is inspired by Art Nouveau, Victorian, Art Deco, and Ottoman art movements and likes to incorporate these styles into his own designs.
Mr. Kendir has evolved his style into his own, unique “Art Avo”.