Ms. Büyükünal was born in Ankara in 1980. She is the second winner of the Jewelry Council Turkey in 2002. She graduated from Istanbul Technical University in 2003 and majored in Industrial Design. In the same year, she began working in the atelier of Ela Cindoruk and Nazan Pak. In 2011, she founded "Maden Çağdaş Mücevher Atölyesi" along with Selen Özus.