I interviewed lovely Meira from Meira T in NYC and picked my favourite Meira T jewels in Harrods. I tried jewels in the recently launched contemporary Fashion Lab on the 4th floor and had various brands to match jewels with such as MajeZadig & VoltaireThe KooplesJoseph and Sandro.

Meira T

In the morning… Starbucks coffee then I walk to work with my dog through central park

Born, Lived, Based…Germany, Belgium,  New York

Grace Kelly or Grace Jones… Grace Kelly

Start designing jewellery after… I worked at a diamond company and needed to be creative

Inspiration comes from… Nature and New York City. Natural but edgy the clashing of opposites

The art of jewellery… Makes me feel alive

Meira T

Fashion role in your creativity… Everywhere. I live for fashion. Does not need to be a designer just need to be unique

Success is… Love. After that all things pretty.

The biggest opposing force that you encountered on your creative journey… Having my designs copied. It has been something I have been struggling and trying to cope with emotionally. I take my art seriously so it deeply hurts when i see my ideas elsewhere. Especially my patented off centered charms. I choose to fight it even though I have been advised to let it go and ignore it

Meira T

Next… Who knows.Handbags. I am obsessed with bags and shoes.

My perfect Christmas present… Shoes!!!! Stilettos! High and painful just the way I like them….

Perfect Christmas is with… My family

Perfect Christmas is at… Home

Favourite cliché… Alls well that ends well… Where there is a will there is a way… A rolling stones gathers no moss… I love my cliches 🙂

Guilty pleasure… Chocalate lava cake

Tech must-haves…. Iphone

Meira T

Favourite fashion designers… Stella McCartney, Christian Louboutin, Chanel, Alexander McQueen

Artwork you most like in your living room… A garbage box. It is literally plexiglass garbage sculpture with old haagen dazs ice cream containers. My husband used to be friends with Arman in the 80’s and we got this for a steal… Now its a real conversation piece everyone that walks into the house says something about it I would never sell it.

Books that changed your lifeAtlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

One way ticket to…. Thailand please!

Meira T

Favourite cities… New York City, London,Venice, Hong Kong

Favourite hotelsFour seasons in Chiang Mai

Favourite gallery…  MOMA

Favourite restaurantsSerafina

Favourite boutiques… Boutiques in Turkey. Next to the water tower in Istanbul there is amazing boutiques for new designers

Later today…  Flying to a jewelry show

I would love to hear what you think by leaving me a comment below. Thank you! You might also like to discover me as the face of Meira T campaign in NYC and my travel guide to Nice with Meira T.


I am extremely happy to announce that my new jewelry book – GEMOLOGUE: Street Jewellery Styles & Styling Tips – is now on Amazon. I’m so excited. It’s the first book of its kind solely dedicated to jewellery. 

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GEMOLOGUE by Liza Urla is a celebration of fine, fashion and vintage jewellery featuring exquisite global discoveries, trendy urban street style, exclusive interviews and rare jewellery reviews.

GEMOLOGUE jewelry blog by Liza Urla is featuring talented jewellery designers, trendy urban street style, exclusive interviews and rare jewellery reviews. This jewellery blog’s goal is to encourage and educate about jewellery online in a fresh and original fashion to inspire women and men across the globe in a fashion and travelling context.

Jewellery blogger, writer Liza Urla, the founder of GEMOLOGUE, is a London-based and NYC-educated gemologist, who has travelled to and lived in many countries. She is now one of the most influential digital jewellery tastemakers. Her jewellery influence has been acknowledged by Financial Times, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.

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