Celebrated jeweler Daria de Koning formally trained as an artist and graphic designer at Washington University in St. Louis. She holds a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America, and cut her teeth with a world-renown Italian jeweler before launching her eponymous collection in 2006.
Ms. de Koning’s refined designs are known for being both striking and graceful. Her eye for the unusual and her extensive resources for high-quality and unconventional gemstones are manifest in her sophisticated jewelry, including hand-rendered, one-of-a-kind creations.
In addition to bespoke pieces and custom commissions, Daria de Koning designs and creates her eponymous fine jewelry collection, which has been featured in numerous publications, including The Financial Times How to Spend It, The Huffington Post, Brides, Elite Traveler, Lucky magazine, Marie Claire, Martha Stewart Weddings, New York Magazine, Marie Claire, O: The Oprah Magazine, Town & Country Weddings, Veranda and Women’s Wear Daily.