Elli Xippa was born in Cairo, Egypt, in an artistic background. She moved to Montevideo, Uruguay, with her family and very soon started to design clothes. She finally moved to Greece where she became part of the Greek Fashion Industry.
After many years, she changed career direction and turned to jewelry.
Since 2010 she works as a full-time jewelry designer-maker. She has followed several jewelry design workshops and she has participated in several solo and group exhibitions in Greece and abroad.