Meet the women

Karina Benavides


Karina Benavides, the visionary founder of Zafiro Jewellers, is a passionate individual who brings over two decades of experience to the world of jewelry. After a successful career in the airline industry, Karina returned to the United States, driven by her two lifelong passions: travel and jewelry. With a deep commitment to sustainability and an unwavering dedication to slow fashion, she established Zafiro to offer accessible yet high-quality pieces that empower wearers to feel confident and elevate their daily style. Karina's love for cultural diversity and her keen eye for design have led to the creation of a brand that embodies her unique perspective, promoting jewelry as a means to express individuality and cherish the beauty of the world.