Marlène Dietrich, Elizabeth Taylor, Marylin Monroe, Princess Grace Kelly, Eva Gardner, Betty Davis all turned into diamonds by artist Vik Muniz.
Vik Muniz is a Brazilian avant garde spirit, artist, photographer, sculptor based in New York.
One of his famous works is the Diamond Divas series.
He used more then 3,000 loose diamonds, an estimate of 550 carats.
‘I love the way the diamonds play with the light’ was his first insight. A thing we know too well.
Buyers were interested while the pieces were still in the making,
‘because they are fascinated by diamonds.’
Vik Muniz’s ‘Monica Vitti’, 2004 (pictured above), will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on the 7th of March 2014 in New York. Lot 221, estimated price 60,000USD – 80,000USD.
Barack Obama’s visit in Athens for his last duty as President of the United States of America couldn’t honor us more. Oh wait…Michelle Obama’s style does!
As Barack is set to turn a new page on his career, we take a moment and remember the most stylish First Lady that ever was. Bold, colorful, statement outfits always paired with impecable taste in jewelry!
She matches perfectly statement neck pieces with cocktail gowns…
…She has the ability to turn the outfit into a casual cool occasion even if the White House.. never is.
She styles belts as if they were fine jewelry!
On the cover of this month’s Vogue US issue, Michelle leaves the White House after 8 yrs of many many outfits to be remembered only to be named after Anna Wintour “A Revolution”.
If Marilyn Monroe was alive, she’d be 90 this year.
A once in a lifetime auction of Marilyn’s personal items will take place in Los Angeles at Julien’s Auctions, this month on the 17th till the 19th.
This off course includes the iconic dress, that was sewn closed on her,
in which she sang happy birthday to JF Kennedy.
Amongs other priceless items, her custom made diamond cocktail watch will also be for sale.
According to Forbes, the watch is estimated to sell up to 100,000 dollars.
The star that sang ‘Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend’ actually owned just a few fine jewelry pieces.
The diamond watch is made of 71 round diamonds and two marquise diamonds.
It is a unique piece, pretty much like its owner…
This man smply most be obssessed with diamonds.
Good, we are too :)
Damien Hirst’s Star Skull Diamond II, 2007 is on display at a Manhattan gallery and we couldn’t resist. This one is one of the few signed and numbered copies.
Diamond color is all about what you can’t see.
One of the 4C’s of a diamond is the less color, the higher the value. What a fashion scandal!
GIA wanted to start fresh and developed the D to Z Color Grading Scale. The letter D might not be normally associated with top quality, but for diamonds, this is quite the opposite!
Above, a Danelian Diamond Club classic, the grande engagement Queen.
One of the perks of living in Manhattan is you get to visit the Natural History Museum. The Gem and Mineral Hall displays more then 2000 different specimen of stones! It is considered one of the biggest exhibit in the world.
..And what an inspiring visit that is..
Gems, minerals even meteorits!
Some of which youare aloud to touch, others… you can imagine a timeless piece on your hand.
The Kaya effect. It’s when beautiful friend, entrepreneur and mummy of one, Vicky Kaya shines as bright as the top if the world.
Her two Danelian bracelets and Bird-Nest earring set, shine even more when on her :)
Giacomo Pucini’s La bohème at the Metropolitan Opera.
The lights go out, the curtains rise and it doesnt get more classic then that! One of the most popular plays about the life of young bohemians in the streets of Paris. Only we are in New York and this is a unique oval cut ring with a halo.
Our dearest friend Princess Tatiana Blatnik in her speach at the Hellenic Initiative at the Waldorf Astoria this week speaking about her project TRIAETC andthe newest one, A Taste Of Greece.
She is wearing the arc earrings, made of tear-shaped 18K diamonds set with white gold.
And what a strike that is! The new single of pop star madness, Fergie is called MILF and features all the power ladies of the show biz. Kim Kardashian, Chrissy Teigen, Devon Aoki, Alessandra Ambrossio,
Amber Valetta …it’s the super mum squad!
Just to prove that Yeprem is always a one of a kind alternative jewelry designer. Find him exclusively at Danelian Diamond Club.
A pencil and a piece of paper. That is all it takes to create some of the most famous jeweled masterpieces to remain in the sparkling hall of fame. This earring beauty, in the making as we speak, will gain it’s place in diamond eternity.
Yes this is the Magnificent Platinum and Diamond ring at the New York auction
and yes we took the liberty of trying it on before the auction!
This beauty will be sold at an estimate of 2.5 USD millions.
Oval shaped modified brilliant cut, 27.35 carats.
Former Guiness record holder for the longest legs.
What a title to have! 1,24m. Yep.
Andriana Sklenarikova wanted to study medicine, model, wife, business woman and author of a book about her country, she remains bright as ever at the age of 44!We wish her a Happy Birthday on the 17th of this month and take a moment to remember one of our finest collabs with the supermodel for the Danelian campaign!
Chairman of the Rapaport Group and founder of the Rapaport Diamond Report, Martin Rapaport is a legend among the unique world of diamonds.
We are so glad we got to meet after such a long time, in Manhattanat the Jacob Javitz Centre.
Such an easy-wear piece, this Japan inspired pendant from our
Danelian new collection is a Summer hit.
Made of a central engraved Emerald stone and numerous
black and white diamond beads around its tassel.
The glorious Ruby…the birthstone of July, is considered to be the most passionate gem.
This stone reflects the modern and mystical side of the world.
From pink to deep red, rubies are said to attract good luck. They symbolize love and passion….
Earrings: These new Danelian babies are made of white round brilliand diamonds and pear shaped rubies, embelished in 18K white gold.
Back in the days, when Danelian Diamond Club president and founder, Christos Danelian, organized a business get-together with the De Beers foundation and Greek jewelers to talk and introduce important elements about the quality of diamonds.
This photo was taken in 1988!
…Needless to say we are very proud of our dad!
This is a new Danelian creation and it is very dear to us, crafted from a 7 carat round brilliant diamond and surrounded be three rows of splendid black diamonds..
Sea urchin collection customized for a special friend. “It is is great when your customers trust you and give you the freedom to create for them something edgy and unique!” Danelian Designer and Creative Director Myrto Danelian
Summer is here and our Souvernir collection is ready for you `
at the most stylish boutique in Mykonos.
…Where the Summer begins.
A set of earrings from the Souvenir collection isnpired by the Greek element.
Who says we only make diamonds?
We make the cutest golf outfits too..
We are proud to annouce our Thena Maris sponsoship of the golf tournament that took place during Posidonia, the world’s most prestigious maritime event. Our athletes, Mr. Vardis, Mr. Kritikos and Mr. Papadopoulos, won the second place!
29 teams from all over the world competed.
The prize was announced to our lucky team by Mr. Nicholas Martinos.
The Lesedi La Rona is a gem miracle and probably of of the greatest finds of the century!
This 1109 carat clean stone is what we call the absolute diamond in the rough. Actioned at Sotheby’s as a stand alone on the 29th of June, it will be likely to acquire up to a $70 million to say the least.
Discovered last year, Lesedi La Rona means ‘Our Light’ and indeed bright it will shine…
Roman Holiday is a great classic and Audrey Hepburn’s first starring role for which she won an Oscar as Princess Ann. Hepburn’s costumes were designed by Edith Head who won the black and white costume Oscar for her efforts.
Just remember, nothing will ever give as much shine to your style as the way you wear them..
Our dear friend, Hollywood star Maria Menounos just got engaged to her long life partner Keven Undergaro. Let’s take a moment and remember where it all started from! Here is the Vine the actress uploaded when she first visited our office three years ago…
That was the first hint Maria gave Keven regarding her solitaire ring…
Rings: Danelian Diamond Club Single and double halo white round brilliant diamonds, 18K pink and white gold.
We celebrate Woman’s Day
with a special feature on the woman
who knew how to wear carats with style, Elizabeth Taylor.
The American Film Institute named her the seventh Greatest Female Screen Legend 1999.
She had a sixty two year career in Hollywood, she has won over 37 awards including two Oscars and several nominations.
Her famous pear shaped diamond necklace was given to her by her husband Richard Burton.
Elizabeth and Richard married in 1964, they starred in 11 movies together.
The 33 carat diamond ring was also a gift from Richard. The actor gave her the ring on May 16 1968. It became the most iconic of her jewels, she wore it everyday.
It’s cost is estimated at 3 million dollars.
An ode to the greatest designs of jewelry and garments is taking place in London, by Sotheby’s. Curated by William B.Blaney, this exhibition includes fabulous historic pieces by Mugler, Dior and Yves Saint Laurent along side unique jewels form the 1890s to the 1960s.
The exhibition will be on until the 8th of March and will host some of the greatest most refined works.
Bolin Tiaras 1900′s
Designs for mythic neckpieces made with diamonds and rubies, 1900′s.
It doesn’t get more red carpet then the Oscars night! So we enjoyed choosing our
favourite outfits for the evening this Sunday!
Cate Blanchett in custome Armani Prive looks perfect for our
feather shaped 18K white brilliant diamond pendants.
Red sensation Charlize Theron wore a deep v custom Dior, for that, she deserves a lot of sparkle.
We style this beauty with our bird shaped two-piece earrings, a unique cross and an emerald cut double halo ring.
Blonde hair, golden Tom Ford dress and diamond hoops is pretty much the definition of sexy.
Our Danelian Diamond Club hoops would look amazing in Margot Robbie’s outfit.
One of the most chic ensembles for the night, Olivia Munn wore a strikking orange Stella Mc Cartney gown. This would look perfect with a statement Danelian bracelet.
it happened just a few days ago. The biggest diamond was discovered in Angola. 404.2 carats!
The Lulo, found by an Australian, is the forth over 100 carat diamond ever to exist.
It will have to be cut and shaped before it can be sold to collectors.
What a marvelous thing one can create with a precious gem like that!
Estimated at over 20$ million.
This year’s project for CREAID is inspired by light and designed by Myrto Danelian!
CREAID is an NGO created by talented photographer and entrepreneur, Marina Vernikos, aiming to raise funds and awareness to important matters!
Monolith represents the uniqueness of each and every human being, in the same way as
every precious diamond gem discovered on Earth.
If our personal evolution is defined by our experiences, so each facet contributes to the diamond’s magic shine.
To be auctioned in April 2016. All funds will be used to create a playground for the Athens General Children’s Hospital.
Classic beauty Maria Skoula will be wearing some of our vintage collection for the much anticipated Romeo and Juliet play to be premiering on the 19th of February.
Director Konstantinos Rigos has done it again, twisting a classic in his own trademark style.
Costume curator, George Segredakis has made a lovely work giving
a unique touch into every characters’ outfit!
And just before last night’s stunning Super Bowl performance, queen Beyonce released what is yet to be her most lyric-powerful and fashion statement video ever, ‘Formation’. Directed by the singer’s close friend, Greek origins director Melina Matsoukas, in one of ‘Formation’ central scenes, Beyonce rocks our beloved Yeprem hand-pieces! They are styled with a stunning Fendi white fur and dazzle just like they are supposed to!
Danelian Diamond Club is the official exclusive distributor of Yeprem jewelry.
“Dreamlover” teenage icon Mariah Carey, got engaged to her darling Australian lover, businessman James Packer. And the rock is pretty big and stunning! The 10million Emerald cut was given to lady M beginning of January after dating her for less then a year. The 35 carat gem is ‘so heavy it’s diffucult to lift my arm!’ says the happy star singer, now ready for her second marriage.
The setting took place in the terrace of Hilton Athens.
We spent a day with model, mommy & entrepreneur Vicky Kaya, shooting a celebrational TV show for ANT1 dedicated to the 40 years of beauty pageants in Greece.
The combination of stunning MI-RO gowns and high-heels collection that made a lovely match with some of our Danelian Diamond Club unique pieces…
…and the perfect model, was all it took….
…for the dazzling outcome.
Always an amazing pleasure working with Vicky Kaya.
What a glorious collection is being exhibited at London’s Victoria an Albert Museum.
It is the dazzling Indian Al Thani jewellry collection.
The collection includes unique precious stones, diamond pieces and jades made for Mughal emperors.
A shiny and feathery turban Maharaja ornament.
A 15 carat stunning neck piece, with brilliant cut diamonds and a single emerald dates back to the 1850.
Male royals often wore bejeweld head pieces. This sarpesh turban dates back to the 18oo and is made of gold and diamonds.
Her name is Crisanti Kouroupi but you might know her as fashion blogger “Here C Comes”.
She’s got style and certainly knows how to trot the most specia style-pieces.
Here, our Yeprem trademark hand piece and the Danelian Rock deco collection!
What an inspiration! This year’s Golden Globes, a part from marking some cinematic history, really made a impression on the red carpet. We noticed how many Hollywood stars chose to wear a statement necklace as their key style outfit element. We couldn’t agree more… So we chose our three favourites…
Olivia Wilde made a bold appearance matching all things burgundy, even the make-up.
We like the Micheal Kors gown and match it with our blue Sapphire neck piece!
J-Lo forerver. That face has a natural talent in looking glam.
That is why a total yellow Giambattista Valli outfit cannot be worn by all.
What better choice then a strong statement tie-like diamond piece,
to inspire even more confidence… We style it up with our unique Danelian neck piece.
This year’s winner, the freshest, funniest, girl next door of Hollywood, Jennifer Laurence.
She wins best actress for her movie “JOY”.
Two things, a girl can never go wrong with a shocking red Dior couture and a total white diamond sculpture!
Our Danelian Diamond Club choice would have definetely been this unique piece.
9th of January and it’s the Dutchess of Cambridge birthday!
One of the most stylish royal presence of our time, Kate Middleton,
wife of Prince William and mother of Prince George and Princess Charlotte, turns 33 today.
When William proposed to Kate, he gave her the same ring that his parents,
Princess Diana and Prince Charles had chosen for their engagement.
14 solitaire diamonds surrounding an oval sapphire set in 18K white gold.
Danelian Diamond Club, 18K white gold with white brilliand diamonds and a dreamy Sapphire.
Such an honor to have been a part of THE BIG POP UP event this Christmas, at the Gstaad Palace! Being among all the Greek talented designers, curated by Douglas Little window curator at Bergdorf Goodman and organized by the Laskaris Foundation. The elite in Greek fashion and design participated in this splendid setting. Of course our SOUVENIR and ROCK DECO collection had to travel to the snowy dreamy mountains of Gstaad.
We are so happy to have been a part of this event!
The Danelian Rock Deco collection in a fine dinning setting…
The marvelous work of Douglas Little, made it all look like a dazzling surreal exclusive dinner!
Even the Souvenir Collection depicting Greek Summer made it’s debut in snowy Gstaad!