A Look into Copenhagen’s Thriving Jewelry Scene with Diana Holstein, Goldsmith & Partner at Emquies-Holstein

Episode 63

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • How Diana’s training in graphic design led to a career as a goldsmith.
  • How Diana and Hanan Emquies came to found Emquies-Holstein and the type of jewelry they create.
  • How the Goldsmiths’ Guild helps connect and promote the work of Danish goldsmiths.
  • What Goldsmiths’ Guild’s City of Jewellery event entails. 

About Diana Holstein:

Diana Holstein has worked as a designer for Tiffany & Co., Ralph Lauren, Royal Copenhagen and Georg Jensen Damask, among others. In 2006, she trained as a goldsmith at The Institute of Precious Metals and shortly after, teamed up with designer Hanan Emquies to found Emquies-Holstein. The studio creates personalized jewelry with respect for modern tradition and an eye for renewal. In 2014, Diana was appointed Master of the Copenhagen Goldsmiths’ Guild.

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Episode Transcript

Sharon Berman