Nikos Koulis is a Greek designer with worldwide recognition and success. Coming from an established family business in jewelry, he studied Gemology and Glyptography in the Gemological Institute of America and created his own brand, Nikos Koulis Jewels, in 2006, showcasing his elaborate technique along with his deep knowledge in the quality jewelry making.
His atelier is in Athens and has two conceptual boutiques in Athens and Mykonos, which reflect the distinct aesthetic of his work. Having his owned workshops and sourcing exquisite stones in special cuts from all around the world, he creates unique pieces for an international clientele who collects jewelry and appraises his quality and aesthetic ethos.
He has won the Couture Design Award with Oui Collection for two consecutive years; in 2015 in the Bridal Category and in 2016 in the Haute Couture Category; evolving the collection’s designs and maintaining his innovative signature style and exceptional quality of stones. The brand was granted with the 2017 International Jewellery Designer Award in VicenzaOro exhibition in Italy and takes part in selected prominent shows around the world. He was one of the 3 nominees for the Jewelry Design Award at Jewelers of America’s GEM Awards 2018 and he won the Town & Country Jewelry Award 2018 with Lingerie Collection for ‘Pearls of the Year’ category.
“I think beyond the boundaries of fashion. Jewelry are beyond trends. Their quality instills in them a long lasting value and aesthetic appeal.”
“I see women as multifaceted irresistible creatures. I am still digging deep to comprehend them.”
“My jewels are emotional. They are not a passing fancy; they have the intensity of a love affair.”
His creations can be found in exclusive stores in 29 cities around the world, such as Bergdorf Goodman in New York, Neiman Marcus and Saks in Beverly Hills, Dover Street Market in London, Tsum in Moscow and independent retailers in USA, Europe and Middle East.
His works are featured in high-end editions such as ‘Fine Jewelry Couture Heirlooms’, published by Thames & Hudson in 2016, and his press coverage expands in international editions of The New York Times, Vogue, W, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Town & Country and Vanity Fair. Among others, his loyal fans include H.R.H. Queen Rania of Jordan, Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lawrence, Salma Hayek, Laura Dern, Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Chrissy Teigen and Emilia Clarke.
Nikos Koulis creations possess a timeless aura that radiates nowness, aiming at an iconic future.