A New York City native and Irish transplant, Christina Goldstone’s
tweny five year journey started in her family’s Brooklyn fine jewellery
business in the 1990’s. After obtaining a BA in International Business
and Marketing and a Graduate Gemologist Degree from the Gemological
Institute of America, Christina began grading diamonds for Tiffany &
Co, NY and opened her own shops in New York City (Manhattan) and the
Hamptons. Christina’s strong links to Ireland brought her to this side
of the pond in 2001 to work with Appleby Jewellers. She was then
recruited in 2006 to help launch Boodles Jewellers in Dublin.
Christina launched her own line ChristinaBelle in 2010, designing and creating her collections in her studio in Cabinteely, Co Dublin. Christina’s work features intricate beading with semi-precious gemstones, freshwater pearls, crystals and metals such as sterling silver and gold vermeil.
finds inspiration around the world for her colourful and signature
creations. She has lived on three continents (North and South America,
Europe) and continuously travels the globe in search of trends, motifs
and colors for each of her collections. In her spare time she loves to
entertain, and is famous for her American-style Sunday Brunches! She is
a fan of architecture, opera,photography, and anything Art Deco.