Irina Okuneva is an artist who is engaged in beads embroidery of pictures of very fine work. The works are very laborious; it takes from three weeks to two months to embroider one, and they are embroidered for 8 to 10 hours a day. All beads used in her works are of high quality, mostly Czech-made ones. First Irina embroidered pictures for herself, her friends and acquaintances, and later she put them up for sale. Professional designers with prizes of international exhibitions appreciated the pictures of Irina which were put up for display in Moscow art-galleries. Works of Irina Okuneva are all ambitious, serious pictures, fully beaded by hand.