Our Experts Are Here to Answer Your Questions
Are you interested in seeing new Hearts On Fire collections as soon as they launch? Are you looking for the perfect diamond engagement ring or need help picking out a specifial gift? Do you want to know if and how your diamond is ethically sourced?Throughout the year, Hearts On Fire experts will join our fans LIVE on our Facebook page to chat and answer all of these and more!
Stay tuned and check out our upcoming events below to see when you might have a chance to ask our Master Diamond Cutter, our Jewelry Designer or our Perfection Stylist your burning questions!
UPCOMING FACEBOOK EVENTS
- Thursday, 1/23/14 from 3-4 pm EST - Featuring Katelyn, HOF Lead Perfection Stylist
Topic: Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
GET TO KNOW OUR EXPERTS!
Ilaria Lanzoni, HOF Jewelry Designer
Italian native Ilaria Lanzoni joined Hearts On Fire in early 2012, bringing 17 years of design expertise to her new role with the diamond jewelry brand. Prior to joining the Hearts On Fire team, Lanzoni was the Senior Designer for Garrads Fine Jewelry (working closely with acclaimed designer Stephen Garrard) in London, England where she worked on a wide variety of design projects. Additionally, Lanzoni designed for Asprey Fine Jewelry in London and helped launch a multitude of their collections.
Since joining Hearts On Fire, Ilaria has been crucial to the brand's growing recognition around the world, designing four signature collections - Illa and Copley, which launched in June 2012, and Atlantico and Lorelei, which have just launched in June 2013. All four collections expand Hearts On Fire's fashion-focused foray, while also continuing to expand the classic and timeless feel of their diamond jewelry. Read more about Ilaria's inspiration behind her collections here.
Katelyn, HOF Perfection Stylist
Katelyn has worked for Hearts On Fire for more than five years, with the past two and half years focused on enhancing the consumer shopping experience as the Lead Hearts On Fire Perfection Stylist. Katelyn was extremely excited to take on this new challenge after experiencing her own engagement and wedding, as she saw how much help people needed during that exciting, but stressful, process.
According to Katelyn, “We truly want to help all future brides and grooms choose the engagement ring and wedding bands that best fit their lifestyles, providing every couple with a hands on, trust-worthy, private concierge experience in purchasing diamond jewelry. And for those married guys who just want to get their diamond gift right, even a short conversation goes a long way. With hundreds of happy couples worldwide, we love providing our customers for life their own piece of perfection with Hearts On Fire.”
If you have a question for the Perfection Stylist, send an email to email@example.com, call 1-877-PERFECT, or live chat on our website.
Brian McHardy, Master Diamond Cutter and Technical Diamond Expert
A fourth generation South African Master Diamond Cutter, Brian McHardy is a true diamond expert. Brian has served as a Master Diamond Cutter at Hearts On Fire since 1999, and has traveled worldwide to represent Hearts On Fire and demonstrate the art and science of cutting the world’s most perfectly cut diamond. He captivates audiences with his talent, knowledge and infectious charm.
Before joining Hearts On Fire, he spent over a decade honing his craft as owner of American Premier Diamond Cutting Works, which he founded in 1985. His family’s involvement with diamonds began with his great grandfather who was General Manager of the Premier Mine in South Africa, where the famous Cullinan diamond was discovered in 1905. Both Brian’s grandfather and father held executive positions with De Beers.
In recognition of the family’s contributions to the diamond industry, The McHardy House at the Premier Mine in South Africa is now a museum open to the public.
For more details on Brian, visit his entire section of diamond information – Words From Our Master Cutter.