From his father’s workshop in Armenia to his creative studio in Los Angeles, follow the footsteps of Arman Sarkisyan, that has yet to be know by many jewelry addicts!
By Marie-Caroline Selmer
As the apprentice of his beloved father– a master jeweler in Armenia and Russia -, the Armenian-born designer learnt everything about the art of jewelry and the elegance of hand-carving on the bench of the family workshop.
After studying filmmaking in the United States, Arman Sarkisyan who describes himself as « a sucker for detail », launched his eponymous brand in 2004.
Blending ancient jewelry techniques with modern aesthetics, its creative world evocatively relates to the Gothic Renaissance. His collections are modern heirlooms born from the designer’s eclectic imagination.
Its one-of-a-kind blue sapphire and diamond ring irradiates of a beauty rarely seen in today’s craftmanship. Hand-fabricated, this so-called sapphire cake ring features a floral design with a blue sapphire in the center surrounded by circles made of blue sapphires and white diamonds.
Sarkisyan’s jewelry includes masterpieces, such as the green tourmaline pendant, but is also comprised of everyday wardrobe jewelry essentials that can be worn effortlessly. His specialty ? Crafting jewelry on blackened gold to give an ancient look finish although it was just made in his atelier.
Take a look at the designer’s marquise opal earrings. This exquisite 22Kgold creation features an oval shape set with diamonds and a pink opal stone at the center. Just the perfect accessory to embellish your style.
Awarded of four Couture design awards, including the People’s Choice, Arman Sarkisyan is renowned for his visionary talent, apart from the trends.
Only trusting its own flair, the designer takes inspiration from film, music, travel but also architecture. Indeed, the green tourmaline art deco earrings proves that this theme has no secret for him.
Each piece of jewelry hold an emotional element, sometimes conceptualized as a mini sculpture made into a pendant, adjusted for a ring or set within gold hoops bejeweled with diamonds. Arman’s passion for making beautiful jewelry.