DescriptionZHENYA AND SZEMAY Fine Jewelry Concepts Company located in New York City. Company was named after its founders and fittingly translates to “Well-made” and “Beautiful thought” as the company’s credo.
Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, Zhenya started designing jewelry after graduating from Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1984. Since moving to New York, Zhenya has continued to advance his award-winning designs and craft one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry. Sourcing only the best quality precious and semi-precious gems available from all around the world, Zhenya’s masterful attention to detail ensures the integrity of each gem is maintained throughout the entire production process.
As a lifetime collector of fine jewelry, Szemay always had an eye for premium quality, and grounded in a deeply profound passion for the innate timelessness of gems. She believes that every jewel must be designed with its legacy in mind, and as such, collaborates with Zhenya on designing custom-made, limited edition bejeweled masterpieces.
Together, Zhenya and Szemay conceptualize jewelry as a high art form, incorporating inspirations from their global background. Zhenya and Szemay jewelry is more than just an accessory or keepsake, inspired by natural phenomenon, and combines elements of sculpture, abstract art, philosophy and architecture. Each masterpiece is carefully refined through meticulous production stages, scrutinized under microscopes and mirror finished to perfection to reveal its truest brilliance and lasting flawlessness. Every finished jewel is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity and guaranteed for life.