Lapigems Gem Company is the sole retailer of fine jewelry designed and hand made by Sheelagh Zagoritis.
Sheelagh Zagoritis is widely acknowledged to be one of the foremost designers of fine jewelry in the region. Her experience spans over 20 years during which she has used her enviable position as a director of one of the most advanced gem companies in East Africa-Lapigems Gem Company, to great effect.
The company specializes in the very finest gemstones and selects out the finest rough direct from the mines. Sheelagh has used this wonderful availability of exquisite gems to develop her acclaimed portfolio over 20 years.
Amongst her list of clientele are numerous celebrities and even royalty, her jewelry and designs have been purchased by the Queen of Norway, Sting, Trudie Styler and James Earl Jones.
All jewelry Sheelagh makes is designed by her personally and is custom hand made using high quality metals - chiefly 18 karat gold or white gold. The workmanship is truly excellent, only matched by the rarity and quality of the gemstones she uses.
Every one of her pieces is signatured with her unique hallmark. Each piece is also unique in its own right. Jewelry is designed around the gemstone not the other way around - she doesn’t make numerous settings and then drop calibrated gems into them. Rather, a fine gemstone is chosen and a single piece designed around it, resulting in a very fine, unique piece of jewelry.