„What counts ist not the the number of carats but the illusion.“ – AKKESOIR translates this philosophy into a one-of-a-kind aesthetic. The collection represents a romantic symbiosis of influences from travels through the most remote corners oft the world. A fantasy of European baroque mixed with spiritual imagery from the far East and tropical treasures discovered in a hidden world come to life in handcrafted, costume jewelry pieces.
The woman behind AKKESOIR is the Dutch designer Akke Visschers. After graduating with a BA in Fashion Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Maastricht, she launched her first accessory collection in Amsterdam. After transferring her atelier and home base to Berlin, she began her career as a jewelry designer with her debut collection in 2009. Soon recognized by the national and international press she was awarded by the Hubert Burda publishing house with the „Bunte New Faces Award“ in accessory design.
With influences from all over the globe she combines exquisite stones, chains and exotic elements – resulting in unique necklaces, bracelets, brooches and earrings that sparkle on the skin. With a keen sense of shapes and colors, underlined by high-end materials and suppliers, AKKESOIR creates outstanding costume jewelry.