Castro is a self-taught, American jewelry designer living in Istanbul. His extraordinary pieces are produced by hand in Istanbul and Geneva. He is an artist that draws outside the box and breaks the rules. With his uncompromising attention to detail and use of fancy color diamonds, unusual gemstones, precious metals and alternative materials he creates hauntingly beautiful pieces often referencing nature, the Middle Ages and African culture . His pieces typically combine a sense of whimsy with an edge. His "art of no style" is, in fact, the epitome of style.