Born as Mónica Pérez Gutiérrez, she studied design at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and later specialized in jewellery in England, obtaining a “Master of Arts” in jewellery at UCE University, Birmingham.


Founder and owner of Ají contemporary jewellery shop/gallery, strongly focused on the patrimonial rescue and promotion of Chilean design between 2002 and 2019, where she was the main supplier.

She is the forerunner of the application of horsehair handicraft in Contemporary Chilean jewellery, incorporating it in her work since 2002.

She is an active member of the Association of contemporary Chilean jewelers Joya Brava since its foundation in 2010, holding the position of vice president for two years (2015-2017).

Her work has been exhibited and commercialized, both in Chile and in different European and North American cities.


Monoco is a brand of contemporary jewellery made by hand in Chile with style and author signature. Her designs are characterized by being versatile, playful, eclectic and dynamic through the use of color, movement and contrast.

It combines innovative elements with traditional materials often forgotten or unusual for jewellery using different techniques and rescuing the essence of each element.

Her work aims to propose, suggest, provoke a reading between lines that encourages a personal interpretation by whoever wears her jewellery and who observes it.

They are jewels that inspire, jewels with personality, jewels that relate, that identify and interpret; jewels that mark a moment, a feeling and passion.

In addition to her personal proposals, she also designs by order, generating exclusive pieces.

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