Wave of Grecian Talent To Sweep LUXURY & JCK Las Vegas

April 16, 2019 (New York, New York) – This spring, Greek Jewels, a group of approximately 15 fine jewelry designers, brings a wave of fresh, superb talent to the United States’ premiere jewelry trade shows – LUXURY and JCK Las Vegas (May 29 – June 3, 2019). Echoing the natural beauty and mystique of Greece itself, each designer within Greek Jewels brings their own unique, modern aesthetic, while honoring iconic design perspectives and artisan techniques that date back thousands of years, embodying Greek Jewels’ tagline, “Where Classic Design Meets Modern Desire“.
Greek Jewels are supported by Enterprise Greece, a state organization designed to promote and support Greece’s substantial investment opportunities and to engage the global business community with high-end exports of goods and services made in Greece, Enterprise Greece supports the effort made by Greek jewelry designers in the US market and elsewhere in the world.
Apart from the obvious draw of the extraordinary jewelry itself, there is an added incentive to explore the wonder of Greek jewelry. Greek Jewels’ designers participating in LUXURY and JCK are pleased to offer all retailers who place orders during the show a discount up to 15% on total orders placed at the show and confirmed within 15 business days.  This generous discount applies to orders over $5000 at LUXURY and $2000 at JCK.
Among the rich pool of talent exhibiting at LUXURY and JCK, three outstanding designers to watch for are Dimitrios Exclusive, Orofasma and Frangos Jewelry
Showcasing at LUXURY, Dimitrios Exclusive offers an extraordinary collection of jewelry inspired by the rich tradition of Greek and Byzantine art. Founded in 1990, Dimitrios Kapsaskis had the aim of creating jewelry inspired by the rich tradition of Greek and Byzantine art. In 2008, Vasilis, the son of Dimitrios Kapsaskis, drew upon the inspirations of his father and further enhanced their collections by creating extraordinary jewelry collections made of precious and semi-precious stones set in 22K gold. The company’s design philosophy is included in its motto: GIVING TIMELESS BEAUTY A MODERN TWIST. Dimitrios Exclusive won JCK’s Jewelers Choice Award Best Bracelet Design in 2019. Dimitrios Exclusivecan be found at jewelry retailers in Europe and in the United States.
Winner of the 2019 JCK Jewelers’ Choice Best Bracelet Award
DIMITRIOS EXCLUSIVE, 2018 Collection bracelet in sterling silver with 22K gold plated pieces, protected with varnish. White enamel with Swiss blue Topaz stones 3mm and white zircon 1.3mm.
MRSP $3,000
DIMITRIOS EXCLUSIVE, 2015 Collection pendant in sterling silver with 22K gold plated pieces, protected with varnish. Two tone chain with white and blue zircon stones 1.2mm.
MRSP: $550
Also, in the spotlight at LUXURY is Orofasma, a fine jewelry company established in Athens by Kevork Kolanian. Known internationally for his design talent, Kolanian was awarded “Design Talent of the Year” in 2013 in Basel for his innovative ‘Orofasma Setting:’ a unique setting allowing the central diamond of each piece of jewelry to safely and arrestingly turn around its axis. Launching at LUXURY will be the brand new “Eternal Love Diamond” collection of 18k gold and diamond rings featuring this unique setting.
OROFASMA, Eternal Love Diamond Collection ring with white diamonds (.67ct.) set in 18K white gold.

MSRP: $6,470

OROFASMA, Eternal Love Diamond Collection ring with central diamonds (.36ct.) 
and white diamonds (.28ct.) set in 18K white gold.
MSRP: $5,730
 
Dazzling at JCK, Frangos Jewelry began as a family business specializing in fashion jewelry featuring Swarovski crystals and vintage Bohemian and Murano glass.  Frangos Jewelry is still exclusively handcrafted in their studio in the heart of the historical center of Athens, by skilled artisans and craftsmen who deliver nothing less than perfection. Each design reflects a unique, fashion-forward perspective, creating wide appeal that speaks to jewelry lovers around the globe. Frangos Jewelry can be found in high-end boutiques and specialty retailers around the world.
FRANGOS JEWELRY, Greek Geometry Collection presents two earrings, one in 24K pink gold plated and
one in rhodium plates, both in SWAROVSKI crystals, color “SAHARA” and “HELIOTROPE”.
MSRP: $285

FRANGOS JEWELRY exquisite multi-colored chandelier earrings inspired from the Golden Era of the Fashion Jewelry, back in the late 40’s. Earrings feature SWAROVSKI crystals set in rhodium plate. 
MSRP: $315
 
 
For additional information on Greek Jewels or to schedule appointments with individual designers please contact the designers’ directly or greekjewels@enterprisegreece.gov.gr
To be inspired by the Greek Jewels designers please see their Look Book 2019.
To learn more about all the Greek Jewels’ designers please see their Brochure.