Ileana Makri

Ileana’s unique aesthetic balances elements that are feminine and edgy, fluid yet sharp and offers compositions that are both thoughtful and beautifully captivating.

After earning a degree in Business Administration, Greek jewelry designer Ileana Makri followed her passion and launched her eponymous fine jewelry line in 1996.  She received formal training in jewelry design at the Gemological Institute of America.

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"It is the gemstone that defines the design, and there is nothing not to like about Australian Diamonds. They have a distinct light, a beautiful natural color, that can take your breath away. "

Ileana Makri

“For me, attaching a sentiment to my jewelry is very important. I’m passionate about the environment and I can feel good knowing where my diamonds come from. ”

Maria Duenas Jacobs

Ileana Makri's celebrity clients include Taylor Swift, Margot Robbie, Beyoncé, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Halle Berry, Rihanna and Elizabeth Banks.

“Fine jewelry is so much more permanent than fashion, and it translates and transcends years and generations. ”

Sasha Sarokin

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