MARA MEGELEA

THE JOURNEY

Mara Megelea is a GIA Gemologist and Jewellery Designer based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

She completed her Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in 2013 before pursuing her passion for gemology and jewellery design at the Gemological Institute of America in Bangkok, Thailand.

After working for several years for diamond dealers and auction houses in Geneva, she established her eponymous brand in 2018. Since then, specializes in exclusive engagement rings & fine jewellery collections, utilising primarily precious stones sourced during field expeditions.

With over 10 years of experience in the field, she is an active member of the Swiss Gemological Society, the RapNet Network, the GIA Alumni Association Switzerland and EHL Alumnis.

360° vision

SOURCING

Mara splits her time between her showroom in Lausanne and field expeditions in various countries such as Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, and Colombia, among others. 

Sourcing gemstones directly from the mines, providing sustainable income for miners, and supporting local communities aligns with the 360° vision and core values of her brand.

FIELD EXPEDITIONS

CRAFTSMANSHIP

THE ATELIERS

Mara Megelea's designs are executed by local independent artisans, each specialized in their craft. Each piece is unique and handcrafted.

The jewellery atelier is situated in Lausanne city center, a few minutes from our showroom. Since day one, this is where our creations are brought to life.

The setting atelier specializes in high-end watch and jewellery setting. They are situated in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva.

The hand engraver is located in Geneva city center. Some pieces, such as chains, are crafted in Italy by specialized ateliers.

AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE

CREATE A BESPOKE RING

Transform your dreams into timeless realities with a bespoke project. You'll be fully immersed in each step of the creation process, from the diamond selection, to designing and crafting in the atelier.

As a certified GIA Gemologist and member of the Gemological Swiss Society with over 10 years of experience, Mara aims for your bespoke project to not only be beautiful but also to retain its value and appreciate over time, making it a pure investment.

Embracing a custom-made experience and owning a unique piece is how we redefine luxury.

COLLECTION

ALTER EGO

Sophisticated yet simple, sensitive yet strong, focused yet wild, spontaneous yet organized…

There are a multitude of sides to us at the same time, so why should we feel compelled to choose?

Mara crafted this collection to celebrate every facet of your personality and to create a beautiful harmony between our ALTER and our EGO.

COLLECTION

SARDINIA

The Sardinia Collection pays tribute to sapphires.

Few realize that sapphires come in all the colors of the spectrum.

Each design showcases a flawless gradient of colors that wraps around the finger twice.

BY APPOINTMENT

SHOWROOM

Mara Megelea's creations can be ordered directly from her website.

Her showroom is located behind Lausanne Cathedral and welcomes visitors only by appointment from Monday to Friday from 9AM to 5PM.

You can get in touch with us using the form below.

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