Native New Yorker Janis Savitt had an interest in jewelry from a very early age. Her fondest childhood memories involve watching her father, an artist, hard at work. Her mother, a creative type as well, collected art but of the wearable form that Janis would admire.
Janis excelled early on, creating jewelry for Van Cleef and Arpels and Cartier while still in high school. Among her greatest achievements, Janis has been the recipient of three De Beers Diamond International awards and is a two time nominee of the CFDA award. Her creations have graced the catwalks of such world-class designers as Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Vera Wang, and Carolina Herrera. Janis’ jewelry has also adorned the bodies of celebrities Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, Rihanna, Emma Watson, and Beyonce and been featured in countless fashion magazines.