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Kim Sunghee

Jewelry designer Sunghee Kim


Jewelry designer Sung-Hee Kim has appeared in many international publications (from Vogue Gioiello to Dreams). Her origins are from Korea, but she’s based in Italy. In 1998, Sung-Hee gained her Diploma in Jewelry Design from the IED Milan with 100 and honours. She has been the finalist and winner of multiple national and international jewelry competitions, such as the Tahitian Pearl Trophy, Gold Virtuosi of WGC(2000), Diamonds International Awards(2000), Motorola Winner prize for V 3688 press presentation(1999), 4th place of the ‘La Dolce Vita di SWAROVSKI’(1998) competition, Diamonds Modern Women(1995) and Diamond Today(1993). She has collaborated with many international jewelry houses such as Damiani and A.JAFFE, since 2004 she has been working as art director of the Maison Azuelos of Casablanca designing high jewelry. In Korea, 2009, Sung-Hee was nominated to participate in the launch event of Perrier-Jouet as jewelry artist, along with the greatest artists of every sector.
She has written eight books including four Jewelry Design books, her latest publication “Luxury Jewelry Marketing” was made to celebrate for her 20 years of career. From 2015 she is ambassador and representative of Korea at Istituto Europeo di Design, and from June 2017 she is a member of faculty at POLI Design(Politecnico Milano) Master Color & Technology Course.

AZUELOS Jewelry (
La Maison AZUELOS is the proud of the Moroccan high-end craftsmanship, very well known with his strong identity in his territory. Azuelos symbolizes three generations of expertise and know-how in jewellery business: From the beginning of the foundation, tradition and modernity have been the main source of inspiration on a daily basis. Azuelos jewellery collections reflect a passion for the finest materials and a quest for perfection. All jewels are made with top quality of diamonds and gems that pay special attention to each of creations.
The most well known collections are Khmissa, Moucharabieh, Zellijj, Fibula, Assilah, and Sevilla, designed and project by designer Sunghee Kim and creation team.

A.JAFFE has been a leader in the creation of the world’s finest luxury bridal jewelry since its founding by Abraham Jaffe in New York City in 1892. Working in harmony, the A.JAFFE designer and artisan conceive and craft bridal rings that truly stand the test of time. The brand is distinguished by its heritage of continuous contribution to the evolution of the American engagement ring, including the origination of some of the first luxury solitaire and multi-stone engagement rings sold in the United States. A.JAFFE’s unique archive ensures that the treasures of yesteryear will never be lost, while also serving to inspire original design that will take your breath away. The most important decision of your life deserves celebration with the highest embodiment of beauty, quality and craftsmanship. Your unique A.JAFFE ring will soon tell its own wonderful stories and will be treasured forever. It is your unequivocal expression of true and everlasting love.

Professional experiences

Creation directior

AZUELOS , Casablanca

From June 2003 to Today


Studio Stella B Milano , Monza

From May 2017 to Today

Trusty is fundamental in Luxury Business.
Project for long term.
Understanding the market and create what they want.


Damiani , Milano - Temporary contract

From July 1999 to July 2000

Jewelry design

Additionals trainings


IED Milan - Jewelry Design

1996 à 1998


Chugye University for the Arts - Oriental Painting

1988 à 1991


L'Ecole de Van Cleef & Arpels - History and Inspiration of Jewelry

2012 à 2012


Milano – Moda – Design del Gioiello (Italian Language) – 1998 – Three years courses


Coréen - Native speaker

Italien - Fluent

Anglais - Fluent

Français - Basics


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