Sevan Bicakci Bio

Sevan Bıçakçı has started his journey as a jeweler when he was only 12 years old as an intern in Hovsep Çatak's workshop. His first personal collection that he created in 2002 was inspired by the historical Grand Bazaar - Sultanahmet area where he spends a considerable part of his daily life.  Since then his unique designs that require intensive craftsmanship have been attracting the attention of collectors as well as some distinguished stores.

Of Armenian descent, Sevan Bıçakçı was born in 1965 in the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. He is known as the 'King of Rings'. At the age of 12, his father, placed Sevan under the apprenticeship of Hovsep Catak in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul. After serving 4 years of apprenticeship, his master died. However, he had learned a great deal about jewellery design and craftsmanship. He then opened a workshop in order to serve bigger manufacturers as a freelance jewel designer. He worked on his first collection for a year before unveiling it in the global market in 2002. His jewelry designs are that of Byzantine and Ottoman styles