If you know anything about diamonds, you know that some of the finest diamonds in the world are cut and turned into incredible works of art by Messika, the Parisian diamond authority that’s worn and beloved by celebrities like Beyoncé, Gigi Hadid, Lady Gaga, and other women around the world who appreciate excellence in artistry and craftsmanship. Lucido Fine Jewelry in Birmingham, Michigan invited me to experience this incredible line of diamonds for myself, and I was absolutely astonished by how the jewelry pieces they gave me seemed to glow and radiate light from within. Each piece is handcrafted by the most innovative and skilled gemstone artisans by Atelier Messika, which means that no two are identical.
I love that Messika is a woman-owned company, that employs many of the world’s most talented and inspired jewelry artisans and gemologists. Valérie Messika is known sound the world for her sharp whit, impeccable style, and prowess in business, and her tenacity shines through the brand’s constant innovation. She has led the brand to perfectly blend timeless elegance with unique, modern styles, and offers everything from pieces one could wear to dine with royalty or walk the red carpet, to pieces that wouldn’t look out of place in everyday wear, and everything in between. If you’re looking for something bold yet sophisticated, or the perfect piece to wear on your wedding day, inquire after Messika’s High Jewelry collection.
Messika diamond’s are also conflict free, and the atelier must meet the rigorous demands of the Kimberly Process to ensure that each diamond they use is obtained ethically, and that during no part of the process of obtaining, shipping, or transforming the diamonds into the works of art Messika is famous for are human rights violated, nor are any conflicts supported or funded. Furthermore, Messika ensure that all of their diamonds are of the highest color, clarity, and cut, in order to create only the most perfect pieces of jewelry possible.
Worn as stand alone statements, or stacked with other glittering pieces crafted by the brand, Messika offers hundreds of styles of cuts, colors, and designs that can be customized to be exactly what you’re looking for, your yourself or as a gift to a cherished one. For something completely unlike anything else on the market, explore their Move Classic collection, which features bracelets, rings, and necklaces with moving components. These catch the light unlike anything else I’ve ever seen, are sure to be one of the most dynamic pieces in your wardrobe.
The wonderful team at Lucido’s helped me select pieces that perfectly fit not only my own personal style, but that fit my petite hands, and the outfit I was wearing that day. If you’d like to be styled by them, need help selecting pieces to coordinate with an outfit or for a special event, or if you’d like their advice on which pieces fit which cut / neckline / etc., they are so friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable that they’ll help you find exactly what you need. You can visit Lucido Fine Jewelry’s website here, or one of their 3 locations in Birmingham, Rochester, or Sterling Heights.
For the aforementioned reasons, I can’t recommend enough coming to visit Lucido Fine Jewelry’s team in Michigan. If however, due to time restraints or geographical restrictions you are unable o shop with Michigan’s diamond experts, you can explore my favorite ready-to-shop pieces by Messika below.
Until next time!
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