Hermina Athens was founded in 2011 by Konstantina Pantelous. The name Hermina is inspired from her daughter’s name, but this also derives from the female equivalent of ‘Hermes’, the Ancient Greek God. Ever since she was a child she was enticed and absorbed by jewellery. Circumstances led her to adopt another profession for 16 years, but she used sketching jewellery as a way to express herself creatively. She began designing jewellery based on individual pieces she would wear herself. These ideas were then taken to a workshop in Athens and came to life. She now works with experienced silversmiths and artisans in Athens.