Finally, our long awaited interview with Mona of Mokada jewelry! Mona has MANY years experience in the jewelry industry, but just recently brought her talents to downtown Winnipeg, opening her own exquisite shop for all jewelry lovers to drool over. She is a very vivacious woman, who can accomplish anything she sets her mind to and has a heart as big as her creative genius. Her business offers everything from custom made jewelry to marriage licence, so if you are needing anything in this department, make sure to check out Mokada.
Name: Mona Stott
Hails from: Niverville, Mb
Name of your business: Mokada custom design jewellery studio
When was your business revealed? October 3 2011
Why did you start your business? I wanted create and design with individuals to meet their needs and not be limited by the overpriced traditional options. Therefore it was the most logical thing to do.
What inspires You? I absolutely love the industry. I love meeting new people and helping them!
What does your business offer? Custom design, buy gold, insurance claims, cleaning-repairs, appraisals, sizing, engraving, marriage license, certified diamonds.
Where do you see your business in the future? We will expand into a larger location on Waterfront with numerous designers using our state of the art design programs still offering great quality and affordability, which will make us the jeweller everyone will want to come to.
How do you balance work/family? I don’t sweat the small stuff.
Now for a few fun questions.
Skills: Very creative, thinking outside the box
Challenges: Like every business owner, restricting themselves to 8hrs of work a day.
Chips or chocolate? Salty chips with pepsi is my kryptonite
Secret weapon: Katelyn
Enemies/pet peeves: Having to live without…as life is too short
Heroes: My children
Can’t live without: A glass of red wine after a hard day.
Little known fact: I am an avid runner
Thanks so much Mona!