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Invest in a Work of Art to be Cherished for Generations
Kyriakos Somos was an Internationally recognized Designer & Creator of Artistic Jewelry. He was born in Athens, Greece in 1938. He first embraced the Arts by Studying alongside a Sculptor and Wood Carver. He soon moved on to his True Love by apprenticing under a Master Jeweler, Setter and Hand Engraver. While perfecting his skills, he also attended in the evening the Diplarios School of Design in Athens. He devoted over 53 years to the Creations of Fine 18K and Platinum Jewelry as an art form. He was a Designer Model maker, Setter, Hand Engraver and Master Goldsmith. Kyriakos came to New York in 1970 and worked as a Setter and Hand Engraver, until starting his own business in 1979.
Marie Perrella Somos grew up in the Jewelry Industry. The Talent and Skills to Design and Manufacture Jewelry has been part of her family since 1917. Both her Uncle and her father were Master Jewelers and Designers. Marie began designing her first piece of Jewelry when she was 10 years old. She gained the Jewelry Expertise needed to Create Fine Jewelry with attention to Quality and Details. When Marie joined the business 32 years ago she meet Kyriakos married and they together created Somos Creations. She still owns and operates both Somos Creations and Charles Perrella Inc.
The Creative Vision Marie and Kyriakos realized together many years ago moves forward today with Continuity of Design and Fine Detailed Craftsmanship. Between the two of them they have received 31 prestigious Jewelry Awards for design excellence. Including 4 DeBeers Diamonds Awards, The World Gold Council Gold Trends Award, The American Gem Trade Association Spectrum Award, The Signity Colored Gemstone Competition, The American Pearl Vision Award and the Platinum Millennium Award.
The DeBeers Winning piece "Star of the 21st Century" has been featured in Alexander McQueens' Couture New York Fashion Show, and on The Today Show, and has been in issues of Harper's Bazaar and Elle Magazine. Their jewelry was featured on Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City, on Kelly Ripa and Faith Ford in Hope and Faith, on the cover of Claude Mazloum's International book "Jewelry Design in the 21st Century" as well as being a permanent part of the Gemological Institute of Americas Museum.
The Distinctive Designer Collection Combines the Art of Yesterday with the Fashions of Today, While Championing the Timeless Allure of Romance. All of the pieces have a profound emphasis to detail. Purchasing a Somos Creation is investing in a Work of Art to be cherished for Generations. Truly standing the test of time and spanning all ages.
They have created pieces for many people all over the world. Women of all ages and backgrounds from a bride to the Queen of Thailand the Prime Minister of Australia. The collection is for anyone who appreciates classic, romantic, delicate, Old World vintage styling.
The Collection is available at Fine Jewelry Stores throughout the United States.
Call Somos Creations at 800-61-SOMOS
SOMOS CREATIONS AWARDS
2009 JCK Jewelers Choice Award
2008 JCK Jewelers Choice Award
2003 (2) American Pearl Vision Awards
2003 DeBeers China BIOTD Campaign
2001 DeBeers Tiawan NY Danger Collection
2001 American Pearl Vision Award
2000 DeBeers Diamonds International Award
2000 First Place World Gold Council Trends Award
2000 Signity Colored Gemstone Award
2000 Platinum Millennium Excellence in Design Award
1999 American Pearl Vision Award
1999 AGTA Spectrum Platinum Award
1998 (3) Platinum Guild Passion Awards
1998 (3) American Pearl Vision Awards
1997 American Pearl Vision Award
1997 AGTA Spectrum Platinum Award
1996 American Pearl Vision Award
1996 first Place, MJSA SAVE Jewelry Design Award
1996 Modern Jeweler Buyers Choice Award
1996 AGTA Spectrum Award
1995 DeBeers Diamonds Today Award
1995 American Pearl Vision Award
1994 (2) AGTA Spectrum Awards
1993 Modern Jeweler Buyers Choice Award
1993 First Place International Platinum Competition