Designer Leon Cohen
Founded by Leon Cohen, SRW is renowned for jewelry that brings the wearer’s personal style and vision to life with one-of-a-kind, handcrafted designs for engagement, special occasion, statement and everyday elegance. SRW works with the most renowned retailers worldwide on special jewelry collections, and maintains long-standing relationships within the diamond industry in New York City and across the US, Asia, India, Antwerp and South Africa.
Cohen has created a legacy in both the jewelry design and diamond industries. His expertise and authority have earned him various honors including Town & Country’s Bridal Design Award and President of the DMIA Diamond Manufacturer’s Association of America (2001-2004).
Prior to establishing SRW, Cohen served as President of Codiam, Inc., the exclusive marketer of the RAND Diamond brand. He was instrumental in the development of the award-winning RAND Diamond — (the first of its kind to offer a traceable history and 3-Dimensional Symmetry™) — and established and designed Codiam’s coveted jewelry collection. He is also the Co-Founder of WINTOUR Watches, the elite luxury timepiece brand renowned for fusing diamond-driven designs with extraordinary technical performance.
Aside from being one of the industry’s most influential businessmen, Cohen is also renowned for his creative eye, counting Kate Hudson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, and Russell Brand among the many celebrities who have worn his innovative designs. With a formal degree in sculpture and a mastery of craftsmanship, he is known not only for his originality, but also for his meticulous placement of diamonds and gems to draw out the intricate beauty and individuality of each stone.