Simon Teakle is an internationally recognized figure in the jewelry industry. His experience includes twenty years at Christie’s, the majority of which was spent running its New York department. A qualified gemologist, Simon has handled many of the world’s most important gemstones and jewelry collections, including The Agra Diamond, The Rockefeller Sapphire, and jewels belonging to Eva Peron, Doris Duke, and Elizabeth Taylor. Simon’s passion for jewelry is not limited to awe-inspiring objects but is about beauty and craftsmanship, whatever the value. Pieces must be relevant to today’s environment and the range of his collection reflects this.