Greek jewellery designer, Ileana Makri, travels extensively for design inspiration. In addition to her travels, Ileana draws her ispiration from multicultural symbols and their meaning. The underlying “rock chic” approach to the design, makesher jewellery uncompromisingly contemporary and simultaneously timeless. In her own words, Ileana Makri creates “jewellery for no special occasion.”
Ileana Makri has built a solid international reputation as a talented jewelry designer, and a thriving entrepreneur. She has successfully captured the attention of high profile clients such as Uma Thurman, Jennifer Lopez, Heidi Klum, Lenny Kravitz, Faith Hill, Rita Wilson, Ashley Olsen, Courtney Cox, and Debra Messing; and her collection is now sold at high end retailers worldwide including; Barneys, Maxfield, Colette, A’maree’s, Dover Street Market, Matches Fashion and Net-a-Porter to name a few.
What defines your style?
My style is a combination of the moden design with the all-time classic characteristics of jewellery through the ages.
What are your most commonly used materials?
Gold and precious stones