LALAoUNIS is world renowned for creating luxurious gold jewellery steeped in history. Every LALAoUNIS creation is a synthesis of past and present; an exquisite, contemporary and timeless creation. Inspired by the art of ancient civilisations and cultures around the world, nature and technology, it revived the use of 22k yellow gold and age-old techniques such as granulation and filigree to create contemporary and timeless collections which have been loved by many, including Jackie O, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbra Streisand and Charlize Theron.
Spanning 4 generations, Katerini, Demetra, Maria and Ioanna Lalaounis are at the helm of the brand, taking over their father, Illias Lalaounis. Demetra, with her degrees in Art History and Gemology, and Maria, with her degrees in Economics and Studio Art, and Arts Administration, they passionately embrace ancient art and history, and drive the influential jewellery brand at the forefront of contemporary jewellery design.
A pioneer of Greek jewellery and an internationally renowned goldsmith and illustrious jeweller, artist and academician, Ilias is famous for creating a collection of jewellery and objects in 1976, inspired by Persian art which was commissioned by Empress Farah of Iran. While following in his footsteps, they continue a long family tradition and are taking the iconic brand to new heights of excellence and design. Their jewelry collections are innovative and inspirational, representative of the LALAoUNIS distinctive design and unparalleled craftsmanship, aiming to seduce and underline the inner and outer beauty of the women the jewelry adorns.