Alexia is an award-winning Jewelry Designer and a professional Gemologist. Her route into jewelry was a circuitous one.
A true polymath, she has a BSc in Philosophy and History of Science, an MA in Corporate Finance, and in 2012 completed a degree in Gemology and Jewelry Design at the Gemological Institute of America in London.
Alexia spent the first three years of her jewelry career designing behind-the-scenes for Greek and Italian fine jewelry brands and at a high-end gemstone dealer in London’s Hatton Garden, testing and authenticating gemstones.
Winning the coveted President’s International Design Award from the Cultured Pearl Association of America in November 2015 gave her the confidence and impetus to launch her eponymous collection in early 2016.
A Greek citizen, geographically her life is currently split into two capitals, London and Athens, where she lives and creates, with frequent intervals of travels to other inspirational places around the world.
Alexia believes that the real wonder of jewelry originates from the blend of a variety of ingredients at the right dosage; a golden ratio between beauty, quality, functionality, and sentimentality.
As a designer with a very multidisciplinary background, she could not help but be inspired by diverse components and “things everyone sees but few take the time to notice”.
From flora, fauna, architecture, to paintings, and sculptures.
Alexia combines art and gemology to design heart-driven creations poured with her passion for gemstones.