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 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. The brand takes part in prominent fairs around the world and has 32 stockists around the world.
Nikos Koulis received the GEM Award 2020 in Jewelry Design. This is considered the most prestigious award in the international Jewelry Industry. He was nominated also in 2018, showcasing the durability and the remarkable level of his work. He has won the Couture Design Award four times; in 2015 in the Bridal Category, in 2016 and 2018
in the Haute Couture Category and in 2019 in the Gold Category; evolving his innovative signature design and exceptional craftsmanship.
He was also granted with the 2017 International Jewellery Designer Award in VicenzaOro exhibition , won the Town & Country Jewelry Award 2020 in the ‘Diamonds We Loved’ category and in 2018 with Lingerie Collection for ‘Pearls of the Year’ category , and was a finalist for the Town & Country Jewelry Award 2019 in the ‘Diamonds 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 top-tier retailers 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 in selective jewelry stores 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, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Town & Country and Vanity Fair.
Among others, his loyal fans include H.R.H. Queen Rania of Jordan, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jane Fonda, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Alicia Vikander, Salma Hayek, Jennifer Lawrence, Saoirse Ronan, Chrissy Teigen, Emilia Clarke and Rihanna.
Nikos Koulis creations possess a timeless aura that radiates nowness, aiming at an iconic future.