Dilek Sezen is an interdisciplinary designer with an award-winning career. She has been incorporating cutting edge technology in to her art over a decade.
From the person with the 5th largest blue diamond in the world to corporations such as Rubicon Estate, Ritz-Carlton and Montage Hotel & Resort, she has put her passion for art in to every client’s story. The final results are creations that are appreciated for their unique, meaningful beauty, revealed by the fine workmanship.
Her work in recent years juxtapose luxury, technology and circular design principles, demonstrating her keen understanding of how technology has forever changed the design, art, manufacturing of fashion and everyday items.
Dilek Sezen's inventive artistry stands as a testimonial of the contemporary art degree in Istanbul, with majors in ceramic and sculpture. She expanded her artistic credentials to include the Sir John Cass Fine Art Academy in London and the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). Dilek’s talent led her to show several designs at major international auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's. She has created a niche for her distinguished clientele, who collects her unique pieces adorned with rare gemstones.
She was born in Istanbul, and honed her skills in the Grand Bazaar, London, and New York before opening her studio in San Francisco. Her local presence sparkles among the best of the best in San Francisco for the past twenty years.
AWARDS / RECOGNITION
DEZEN Recognized in SF Design week as an innovative brand 2020
Rising Star jewelry designer at JCK Las Vegas, 2005
Finalist at VogueGioelli/ GoldSign International Jewelry Design Competition, 2004
American Vision Award, 2nd place, 2002
Finalist at Saul Bell Design Competition, 2002
De Beers Jewelry Design Award, 2nd Place, 1997
World Gold Council Design Award, 3rd Place in two different categories, 1995
World Gold Council Design Award, 1st Place, 1993
Vedat Ar Sculpture Award, 1st Place, 1992
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