After formative training at the Gemological Institute of America and at Parsons School of Design, Sophie honed her skills for several years between New York and Tel Avivs diamond districts. Her namesake fine jewelry label was founded in 2020, where she presented her first collection, Free-form. Sophie imagines and creates from her hometown of Sydney, Australia where she currently resides.
Sophie Zamel has been featured in publications such as Vogue Italia, Vogue Australia, Vogue Netherlands, Vogue Singapore, W Magazine, the Robb Report, Surface, and Departures.
With precision and meticulous artistry, our specialist goldsmiths and stone setters realize our imagined creations. Our team consists of 2nd and 3rd generation artisans in their trade. Collections are of a season-less nature to be produced in continuity ensuring less waste in our production process.
Our designs are crafted with gold and diamonds sourced from small scale and sustainable mines. Oro Puno in the southern region of Peru, operating under the industry’s most stringent guidelines as directed by the Fairmined Ecological Standard is our partner for responsible gold. Our diamonds are carefully traced back to Canada’s Northwest Territories, Canadamark mines, Ekati and Diavik, which manifest careful consideration for resident caribou’s and indigenous communities.
We are dedicated to operating in a socially and environmentally responsible manner across all aspects of our business. As a Fairmined licensee we have chosen to support the development of the Fairmined Initiative by the Alliance for Responsible Mining.
We are proud to be certified by the Responsible Jewelry Council, a certification that is awarded for responsible ethical, social & environmental practices throughout operations, from supply chain and production to employee health and safety.
In March 2020, we became a carbon neutral business, offsetting all emissions by investing in a revegetation project in the Yarra Yarra Biodiversity Corridor in Western Australia.
We are committed to adopting an ethical and transparent supply chain, from precious materials to our packaging. We invite you to refer to our Materials page for an extensive look into our partners around the world in places such as Canada, Peru, Italy, Japan and the UK.
We acknowledge the ongoing process of creating with an ethical mindset and are honored to have partnered with businesses who share our commitments.
Sophie Zamel is pleased to offer bespoke designs and engagement rings unique to you. Please contact our concierge team to make a personal appointment to design your custom creations. Our team is also at hand to assist with size and fit guidance as well as styling advice or any further information of our conscious production process.