Isabella Yan, Journalist and Founder of Art meets Jewellery.
Isabella Yan is a British gemmologist and journalist specialising in the fine gems and jewellery industry based in Thailand. She writes for international jewellery and industry magazines including Rapaport, JNA magazine, Solitaire magazine, Upscale Living, Solitaire International, GAMMA Journal, Adorn Insight and Trendvision. She is the creator of Art Meets Jewellery, an online platform that looks at the world of jewellery and gems through the eyes of an artist. In 2021, she launched the Women’s Series, a monthly column that aims to celebrate and amplify women’s voices in all facets and levels of the industry. She is always on the lookout for one-of-a-kind jewellery that showcase creativity and cutting edge design. Her goal is to foster and shine light upon original and creative designs in Asia.
Prior to journalism, Isabella worked in the international art world in London, and held positions in Special Projects, Marketing, Sales and Communications for a gemmological institution and a jewellery manufacturer in Bangkok. An Accredited Gemologist from the Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences and the Gemmological Association of Great Britain, Isabella holds a Masters in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art and a Bachelors in Art History from the University of Warwick.
Follow her on Instagram @izza_gem and on Artmeetsjewellery.com