Successful jewelry designer Ileana Makri is a globe-trotter at heart. She finds inspiration in her travel destinations as well as multicultural symbols and their meaning. Some of her most recognized designs feature the evil eye symbol, heritage of Mediterranean cultures that serves as protection from negative forces.

Ileana Makri creates irresistible feminine fine jewelry pieces with a refined aesthetic using old world craftsmanship as well as diamonds and other colorful gemstones. As she likes to say, she brings to life ‘fine jewelry for no special occasion’. She has a rock chic approach that makes her jewelry uncompromisingly contemporary and simultaneously timeless.

WE LOVE the symbolism she gives to her designs and we fully share her view on jewelry. It enhances our looks and brings them to a whole other level. No special occasions are needed. We are head-over-heels in love with her colorful diamond and sapphire band rings as well as her eye pendants. Everyday basics to have in our jewelry box.

Ileana Makri

‘Jewelry to feel extraordinary every day. Delicate designs with an eye on Mediterranean heritage.’

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Successful jewelry designer Ileana Makri is a globe-trotter at heart. She finds inspiration in her travel destinations as well as multicultural symbols and their meaning. Some of her most recognized designs feature the evil eye symbol, heritage of Mediterranean cultures that serves as protection from negative forces.

Ileana Makri creates irresistible feminine fine jewelry pieces with a refined aesthetic using old world craftsmanship as well as diamonds and other colorful gemstones. As she likes to say, she brings to life ‘fine jewelry for no special occasion’. She has a rock chic approach that makes her jewelry uncompromisingly contemporary and simultaneously timeless.

WE LOVE the symbolism she gives to her designs and we fully share her view on jewelry. It enhances our looks and brings them to a whole other level. No special occasions are needed. We are head-over-heels in love with her colorful diamond and sapphire band rings as well as her eye pendants. Everyday basics to have in our jewelry box.

Ileana Makri Jewelry

Ileana Makri started designing jewelry since 1995 and it has been an upward journey ever since. She focused on designing more affordable fine jewelry to be worn everyday without compromising on precious stones and the public loved it. Since then Ileana Makri has opened a Flagship store and launched a sister brand, Eye M by Ileana Makri.

Makri is a lover of all things gemstone and her fine jewelry pieces are studded with them: clear and colorful diamonds, pink sapphires and deep red rubies are only some of the exquisite gemstones that populate necklaces, ear crawlers and ear studs. All her collections are handmade in Greece and crafted in 18-karat gold in rose, yellow, white or oxidized white finish.

The Athens-based and Patmos-lover designer has always placed superlative importance to symbols that express something quite deep, like the evil eye. Believed to be a protection for the wearer, the eye symbol is a part of the label’s recurrent imagery that the designer has declined in numerous shapes and gemstones.

The Ileana Makri woman loves classics with a modern spin, has refined taste and is determined. Qualities that Ileana Makri sees in the women that are part of her community of followers including Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lawrence, Maria Dueñas Jacobs and Chiara Ferragni.

Ileana Makri necklaces

Ileana Makri necklaces featuring the evil eye have a distinctive feel that creates attraction. Impossible to only wear one of her gemstone-studded pendants, the designer declines them in all versions of 18-karat gold.

Ileana Makri earrings

Jewelry to feel extraordinary every day. This designer’s go-to motto applies only to her collection of earrings. Ileana Makri earrings are subtle and delicate, rich in diamonds, sapphires and other gemstones and the perfect companion for everyday wear.

Ileana Makri ring styles

The Greek designer engraves the brand’s distinct signature in all Ileana Makri ring styles. Studded with colorful sapphires, diamonds and other gemstones, the label’s cocktail and band rings are exquisite to be worn alone or stack with other color-infused designs. Marvelous rings featuring the eye symbol or delicate bands that sparkle at the light, this designer knows how to make every day and every outfit more special.

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