ChikoCraft is a one-woman operation run by artist Iko Lin. Starting as an Etsy shop in 2012, ChikoCraft has sold thousands of unique handcrafted jewelry, miniatures, and prints. Recently, ChikoCraft has gained a large following on Instagram for its animal and pet-themed items, and is known for custom pet figurines and jewelry. ChikoCraft has maintained a 5-star Etsy review status with over 12,000 orders!
After graduating from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA with a degree in Graphic Packaging Design, Iko worked for studios where she designed packaging for companies such as Proctor & Gamble and Godiva. She initially began creating fun little sculptures and jewelry as a hobby, but over time it has grown into her popular online shop, ChikoCraft. Iko is currently based out of California where she lives with her family and two cats, Chiko and Tarako.