Identity

Story and Inspiration


Julien Riad Sahyoun was born in Casablanca, Morocco, of French, Italian and Lebanese descent. Julien has always had an affinity with nature. Fascinated by a myriad of untold mysteries hidden within the Earth, he has collected gems, rocks, fossils and minerals from a young age.

This adventurous spirit took Julien to New York and California where he enrolled at the prestigious GIA, renowned for providing the finest gem and jewellery education in the world.

Belief in his chosen path and passion, spurred him to develop his knowledge of gemmology, design, and practical skills. Working alongside leading industry experts, Julien translated his innate love of stones, artistry, and exceptional craftsmanship into wearable masterpieces.


Today, he continues to travel the globe in search of inspiration. Exquisite, entrancing, and elemental, each piece of jewellery is inspired by the organic forms of nature.

Julien is driven by a desire to unite humanity and leave a positive footprint on the world. Created with his signature integrity, intuition, and instinct each piece of JRS jewellery bears the hallmarks of their creator. Delicately detailed and imagined in finely wrought craftsmanship, they deliver a heartfelt message to be remembered for generations to come.