Biography

Shimada Setsuko was born in Kofu, Yamanashi-ken, the heart of jewelry industry in Japan. Her family is the one of the oldest jewelry house in Kofu, which the history of the company can date back 120 years.

Shimada began designing jewelry simply because she could not find jewelry she wanted to wear.

Shimada shows her creativity and sense of beauty by setting and selecting unique gemstones. Her jewelry collection can be seen at solo exhibitions and jewelry trade shows held in the world.

1999
The first solo exhibition at Aoyama, Tokyo
2000
International Jewelry Tokyo
2001
Solo exhibition at Takashimaya Nihonbashi
Solo exhibition at galleries at Ginza and Aoyama
2005
Chosen as “One of the World’s Top Ten Designers”
at Jewelers of America, New York
The Couture Show, Las Vegas
2008
JCK Las Vegas
2017
Guest exhibitor at Singapore International Jewelry Expo 2017