Crown Her your Queen! By VannaK

Crown Her your Queen! By VannaK

Vanna Kitsinian, the Leading Californian bridal jewellery designer talks to ADTF. ADTF: Vanna, please tell us about your background VK: I am of Armenian origin. My family established a fine jewellery manufacturing firm, S.A. Kitsinian some 40 years ago in Los Angeles.  The pursuit of excellence and artistry in craftmanship have been hallmarks to our family-run company. Designing came naturally to me. ADTF: How do you select your diamonds? VK : Our diamond buyer searches for the most beautiful diamonds and gems. Thereafter, I go through his selection and hand-pick the ones I want to use in my pieces.  I use from VS quality G color diamonds and up. ADTF: […]

Informative breakfast about Lab-Grown Diamonds

Informative breakfast about Lab-Grown Diamonds

Confidence is a key value: The display of synthetic diamonds is strictly forbidden at the Antwerp Diamond Fair! The most pervasive changes and developments we have witnessed in the diamond grading and certification landscape are all focused around the field of man-made diamonds. Whether you refer to them as ‘synthetic diamonds’, ‘man-made diamonds’ or ‘laboratory-grown diamonds’, the undisputable fact is that these stones are chemically, physically and optically identical to their counterparts that are mined naturally. There are 2 distinct technologies to manufacture man-made diamonds, High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) and Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD). The former technology has been around for much longer than the latter, and HPHT-produced stones […]

The House of Mozafarian: 3 Centuries of Fine Art in Jewellery!

The House of Mozafarian: 3 Centuries of Fine Art in Jewellery!

ADTF: Bahareh, your family history is fascinating. From Switzerland to Persia in its early stages and today in London and Dubai, Mozafarian has been the jewellers of kings and queens, dignitaries, wealthy patrons, A-listers and discerning customers across the world. The Mozafarian Royal Set from the 1060s is one of the most important example of 20th c. Islamic Art. Tell us about your collections today. BM:  At Mozafarian, we keep up to date with current market trends and styles. Many of our clients are looking for more innovative styles, funky and desirable to the eye rather than classical styles. We work closely with our Italian artisans to create unusual and […]