Stella Mazza recently received a royal seal of approval of the highest order. Mazza was so taken with the bridal bouquet carried by Kate Middleton at her April 2011 wedding to Prince William that she decided to make a replica as a tribute to the royal couple. Instead of putting it in a display case — and after navigating royal protocol and red tape in Ottawa and then London — Mazza, of Stella Mazza Designs on Corydon Avenue, sent the wedding gift across the pond to the blueblooded newlyweds. read more....http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/souwester/Will-and-Kate-bouquet-gets-royal-nod-137509613.html
Stella Mazza was awarded the accolade of being 3rd place of the 2008 Swarovski “ Create Your Style” Award for design excellence. It was an event highly regarded within the design community, and the prestigious award was presented at a ceremonial evening at the Swarovski Creative Centre in Manhattan New York on October 29th. The award is voted on by industry professionals, and selections included over 300 design entries. Her creation was titled “I DO” and consisted of over 6000 Swarovski crystals, and 28 laborious hours, retailing the bouquet at $5800.00
34th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Winnipeg Convention Centre
In 2010 Stella was proud to be nominated for Women of Distinction, an event in which she was greatly honored to attend with friends and family. The YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Program is an inspirational and exciting celebration of talent, achievement, imagination and innovation, honoring Manitoba women who have made a unique and exemplary contribution to the development of others in our community. The annual presentation of these awards reflects the Y's commitment to increase public recognition of these women who have earned our admiration and respect.
Winnipeg singer-songwriter Sierra Noble has racked up enough fan votes to be named the opening act for the upcoming Bon Jovi concert July 17, 2010 at Canad Inns Stadium. On stage she wears a magnificent hand crocheted copper wiring neck piece. A multidude of carribean blue limited edition Swarovski crystals hang from feather ornaments creating an aourora borealis extravaganza.Created by Award winning designer Stella Mazza of KaTonGiovi Crystal Collection.