The company is a family based firm that has over 50 years of experience in Jewellery Design,making and trading. Located in Athens, In the historic region of Byron named after the famous poet Lord Byron. Iraklis D. Papadopoulos BA,FGA,DGA has studied in one of the oldest Universities in Europe, London Guildhall University, in combination with the Fellowship in Gemmology and Diamond Course at the Gemmological Association and Gem Testing Laboratory in the U.K, offers the clients of years of expertise, high quality of service and international ties.
The firm is also involved in the Design and making of Diamond jewellery at a high level of craftmanship and significant low cost advantages.
My first contact in this field was through my father's occupation in our family bussines.
Work experince included working for Exchange Findings in Hatton Garden-London, a division of Cookson Precious metals, in the sales department.
I was privilidged also to work and gain experience at the leading Diamond jewellery manufacturing Company in Hatton Garden H.CHALFEN L.T.D and be introduced to this fascinating world. Brian Chalfen director of the company taught me the practical aspects of Diamond Jewellery manufacturing thus putting theory gained from the University into practice. I would like also to take this oppurtunity to thank Brian that made feel so welcomed and included into his team.
Ιraklis D. Papadopoulos writes in Greek and European magazines of the jewellery Sector in Gemmological issues and jewellery as well. Since 2001, is a member of the teachers' group as a teacher in Greek Gemmological Goldsmith Center and professor in 2002-2004, technical handmade jewelry in IEK. He has participated as a professor in Gemmology and Jewellery in 12 seminars between 2002 and 2008 in cooperation with the Ministry of development, EL.K.A and programs of E.P.A.N for professional training in the jewellery sector in Athens, Ioannina , Thessaloniki, Rhodes, Crete. Finally taught in seminars with employee training in the jewelery sector in Gemmological in cooperation with KEK GSEBEE 2005 in Heraklion Crete Gemmology and 2008 in Athens the Diamond course seminar.