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East Coast Jewelry's Gems of Time Invitational kicks off

Mar '08
The East Coast Gems of Time Invitational event was kicked off at a cocktail reception at the Setai Hotel in South Beach. The sponsors for the evening were the Vacheron Constantin timepieces and Venue Magazine.

The following day, at La Gorce Country Club, over 300 invited guests enjoyed a day of luxury, golf, beauty, fashion and East Coast Jewelry's most fabulous collections of gems and timepieces.

Some of the collections that participated were Jacob & Co, Ulysse Nardin, Corum, Krieger, Dewitt, Hermes, Perrelet, Glashutte, Maurice LaCroix, Ebel, Leo Pizzo, Vertu, Hysek, Christian Dior, Zenith, Girard Perregaux, Vacheron Constantin, U-BOAT, Daniel Roth and de Grisogono.

East Coast Jewelry's Gems of Time Invitational event was hosted and underwritten by Michael and Bobby Yampolsky, a dynamic father and son team, founders and owners of East Coast Jewelry.

Former Miami Dolphins football superstar Louis Oliver served as Master of Ceremonies. The all-day affair began with a Golf Tournament with celebrity golfers playing, including Brett Quickley, Nicholas Thompson and golf's next biggest star, Alexis Thompson.

A mid-day luncheon hosted by W Magazine featured the designs of Teso Furs, making their debut in South Florida. The exciting collection was complemented by the exquisite jewels of de Grisogono. Medici Institute sponsored seminars and complementary beauty and skin treatments.

The afternoon featured a Bubble Hour reception,hosted by Miami Modern Luxury Magazine and Veuve Cliquot Champagne. Showcased were the fabulous diamonds of Leo Pizzo on glamorous models premiering the exciting Vicky Moreinis swimwear collection, while male models paraded in the Nautica Spring Collection accessorized with U-BOAT Timepieces. Miami's own sweetheart DJ Irie did the spinning.

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