Beverly Hills jeweller, Robert Procop, known for his expertise and passion for the most fabulous natural coloured gemstones on earth, as well as for his VIP clientele, generally prefers to stay out of the limelight. However, this May he is exhibiting at GemGenève, and will be on hand to show clients his Exceptional Jewels collection, the first time he has personally participated at an international show in this way.
Along with his own creations, he will be unveiling the latest additions to the Style of Jolie, the collection he designs in collaboration with Angelina Jolie. The Style of Jolie was launched in 2012 to benefit the charity co-founded by Ms Jolie, The Education Partnership for Children of Conflict. The purpose of the charity is to build schools and provide education for children in areas of devastating conflicts and high refugee concentrations. Both Procop and Ms Jolie pledged to donate 100% of the profits to the charity.
Style of Jolie jewels have a distinctive, “colour block” style, the sleek, architectural gold settings, especially the signature “tablet” form, perfectly balance the purity and strength of emeralds, citrines and green beryls. The refined gold mounts, which Procop describes as “floating edges” are supremely crafted to look as if the gold melts into the gemstones themselves, strong yet fluid and sensual, powerfully contemporary yet effortlessly elegant.
The newest Style of Jolie designs, with emeralds, citrines, as well as the more unusual, chic, black star sapphire and black spinels, will be revealed to the public at GemGenève, in a special display in the Contemporary Designer Showcase, curated by Vivienne Becker for Vivarium. And alongside these new creations, Robert Procop will also unveil the first jewels in the capsule series, the Zahara Collection, designed by Procop, in collaboration with Angelina Jolie and Ms Jolie’s daughter, Zahara Jolie-Pitt. These young, vibrant designs, chain anklets with gem-pendant, statement rings and slender, beautifully proportioned bracelets, set with a variety of stones, including black spinel and rose quartz, in white and rose gold. A world exclusive for GemGenève. • Emerald and gold ring, Style of Jolie collection, Robert Procop, Los Angeles. The minimalist “tablet” design of this ring is the defining feature of the Style of Jolie collection, created by Beverly Hills jeweller Robert Procop in collaboration with Angelina Jolie, to benefit the charity co-founded by Ms Jolie, the Education Partnership for Children of Conflict. • Rose quartz and rose gold anklet, Zahara collection, Style of Jolie. One of the first jewels in capsule series designed by Robert Procop in collaboration with Angelina Jolie and Ms Jolie’s daughter, Zahara Jolie-Pitt. The Zahara series will be unveiled and shown to the public for the first time in the Designer Showcase at GemGenève.