Most of us are used to think about diamond as a statement jewelry that is not for daytime. Fancy taking up the challenge? Here are 6 designers whose creations are clearly winning at the everyday diamond game.
Nikos Koulis has a style of his own. His exotic Greek designs with an international appeal are made addictively elegant though exquisite craftsmanship.
Nikos Koulis has established himself as one of the most relevant designers to grace the jewelry scene in recent years. His Greek heritage and vision for redefining classic themes with a contemporary edge have proven popular among his clientele, adding to his growing success and popularity.
Seeking the right dose of imperfection in order to find perfection – his designs are the result of endless experimentation and fleeting inspirations that lead him down a road of infinite creativity. By the standards of his work – luxury is defined in terms of quality and this shines through in the meticulous goldsmith and artisan techniques applied in the process of creating his beautiful compositions.
His pieces are a dynamic combination of diamonds of various cuts and colours, yellow gold, rubies, emeralds, pearls and unusual materials that accentuate the worth and flawless beauty of the precious stones. His mixes with perfection grey enamel with a flamboyant blue of a Paraiba Tourmaline. The striking blend of Greek abundance with strict Western minimalism produces designs with distinguished aesthetic profile of profound cultural significance.
Byzantine patterns and severe geometrical forms come together to form a mesmerizing bond of visionary symbols with austere elements. Nikos views his creations as a natural addition to the inherent quality of femininity and masculinity, believing strongly that a jewel can only accentuate and complement what is already there…
His eponymous collections Spectrum, Acrobat, Eco, Fontana, Moonlight and all the rest encapsulate an ethereal conceptual nature and achieve this through demanding tailored techniques. Diamonds and colored cut stones come together with gold in every nuance for an alchemic transformation into uncanny works of art. The fluid creations reflect light and movement through their sophisticated intricacy, transcending the boundaries of fashion and jewellery-making.
Compelled to create powerful and liberating pieces that evoke a feeling of euphoria, Nikos exuberantly reveals his propensity towards aesthetic structure and cultural references.