Carla Castiajo is Portuguese and works within the fields of art and jewellery. She holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Konstfack, Sweden, and a PhD from the Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia. The subject of her artistic research was Purity or Promiscuity? Exploring Hair as a Raw Material in Jewellery and Art. She taught at different Universities in different countries, such as the Beaconhouse National University in Pakistan, the Oakham School in United Kingdom, the College of Art and Design in Portugal, the Estonian Academy of Arts in Estonia, and the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Slovakia. Her works have been presented in several exhibitions.