BDJI was conceived before I was a glimmer in my father’s eye. Jewelry is in my genetics.  I was born a jeweler’s daughter. I literally grew up in Boston’s famous Jewelers Exchange Building, helping my father and family after school and on weekends.

My dad in his Boston store

My father, a jewelry designer and craftsman, came to the United States from Athens, Greece where he acquired his classical sense, technical skills, and artistic vision. From him, I learned about both the art and craft of fine jewelry.

As an adult, working as a professional singer and in the business and marketing world, I’ve had the opportunity to travel internationally. Wherever I go — Greece Turkey, France, Italy, India — I naturally gravitate toward jewelry designers, fascinating fine artists and gifted craftspeople. It’s my great pleasure to share their masterful creations with you here.

Each piece of jewelry I present has its own unique and extraordinary story. Just like the unique and extraordinary women and men who wear them.

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My dad, Constantine, in South America.

Me “helping out” at his jeweler’s bench