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The jewelry world through the eyes of Liana Vourakis

Your family business started in 1926 creating unique pieces, most of them depicting symbols e.g. eyes, snakes, clovers. What is the explanation behind this observation? My family has been active in the field of jewellery since 1926 when my grandfather started his own business. The…

June 27, 2017
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A glimpse into Katerina Makriyianni’s frisky jewel world

When was the moment that you realized that you would start designing jewelry? Designing jewelry was something that I have been doing since my early years due to the family business that my parents started in 1988. The moment I decided to be officially…

November 5, 2016
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Ioanna Souflia: A success story made out of marble

You started studying Law in Athens but the world of jewelry eventually stole your heart. What was the reason for the change in course of your career? Even though, in retrospective, Law school was an invaluable experience, it was never a passion of mine. While studying Law…

May 13, 2016
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Redefining the pearl affair with Melanie Georgacopoulos

Your roots are Greek and French but you were born and raised in Athens. How has Greece affected your current identity as a jewelry designer and your work? From a young age I have been visiting museums and sites throughout Greece and have been…

January 8, 2016
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Sneaking into Katerina Psoma’s showroom

What do you think the purpose of a jewel is? The word derives from the verb kosmo which means adorn.  Besides their role as adornments, jewelry always reveal one’s rank in a sοciety or nowadays his/her status. In my view, the purpose of jewelry is…

December 1, 2015