The owner of MK Jewelry, Marlies Katy Smit studied Cultural Sciences at the University of Amsterdam, a mixture of art history, economics and management. During her studies she worked at jeweller Lyppens and Schipper, auction house Christie’s Amsterdam and she did an internship at Christie’s London. After receiving her Masters, she worked at Forrester Research in the retail department and studied international trade and commerce course at the University of California in Berkeley. She became a gemologist in the German stone town Idar-Oberstein and she worked for Bonebakker jewellers for some time. In 2005 she started her jewelry company with her own store and MK jewel line. She had two stores for three years, in 2011 she closed the one in the PC Hooftstraat, to focus on one high end store in the 9 streets with top quality and service. In 2015 she rented out her building and continued with an online webshop to do what she really like: her own jewelry line and designing personal jewelry. MK jewelry organises jewelry events on locations all of the world.
In a world of globalisation, people have the need for exclusiveness and quality.
The jewelry we design tell stories, not only about things that inspire us but also about you, our client.
The experience of choosing the right piece for you is just as special at MK Jewelry, we want to build a long lasting relationship with our clients. It is the love for individuality and quality that makes our store and our collection unique. Every jewel is handmade and designed to be mixed and matched: create your own set of rings, necklaces to wear long or short with or without clip-on pendants and earrings with gems or pearls. To wear in your own way, to reflect your own personality.
Life is about choices and we are happy you choose for us. Feed the right feelings, enjoy!”
Marlies Katy Smit – Owner MK Jewelry