Contemporary designs meet ancient inspiration in the rich yellow gold of Lalaounis. Founded by fourth-generation jeweler Ilias Lalaounis in the 1960s, the company revived ancient Greek goldsmithing techniques, creating modern jewelry inspired by the country's rich archeological heritage. Following in the footsteps of their father, today the four Lalaounis sisters – Aikaterini, Demetra, Maria and Ioanna – are transforming five generations of tradition into wearable jewelry for modern women. Worn by style icons from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Elizabeth Taylor yesterday to Scarlett Johansson and Charlize Theron today, the company’s designs are also exhibited in the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum in Athens.
IN THEIR WORDS
"My sisters and I truly believe in creating jewelry not only to embellish the beauty of a woman but to be part of her. We want her to feel that this is a special piece, a conversation piece with a story to tell."
WHAT WE LOVE
Intricately hand-worked gold holds the light, giving each Lalaounis piece a rich, warm, buttery color that makes you glow too. It's as if you unearthed buried treasure and it just happens to fit you perfectly, in every way.