Mari was born in Matsue, Japan and arrived in Australia in 1979. After completing studies in painting and gold & silversmithing at RMIT University, she opened Gallery Funaki in 1995 to promote national and international contemporary jewellery. As well as directing Gallery Funaki, Mari was an internationally lauded contemporary jeweller and object maker.
Mari Funaki Rings
Yutaka Minegishi, ring 2012, Mammoth Ivory
Mari Funaki, Bracelets
4 crossley st