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Leyla Taranto

Leyla Taranto of toz design is an jewellery designer.

Taranto received her BA in Sociology, between 2000-2003 she studied jewellery craftsmanship under the accomplished Z. Erol before earning a joint diploma in Design Culture & Management in 2008 from Istanbul’s Bilgi University and the Domus Academy of Milan.

In 2006, Taranto established her own brand -toz design. Using mainly traditional materials and techniques she also experiments with the use of non-traditional, alternative materials and methods — combining the two for unique pieces.