Satomi Kawakita is a New York City-based jewellery designer and former professional diamond setter. Born and raised in Japan, her passion for design was influenced by her mother who was a dress-maker. After studying art design and creation in Kyoto, Satomi moved to New York City in 2002 to study jewellery making. She subsequently launched her eponymous line in 2008. With her designs, Satomi aspires to create meaningful and timeless pieces that reflect her authentic design sense while bringing happiness and joy to people’s lives. Satomi Kawakita Jewelry uses only ethically-sourced materials and all pieces are crafted by artisans in its TriBeCa studio.