Oleg Zaydman Biography
Oleg's secret to success is his love for art and the creative process
Oleg Zaydman is a master jeweler and stone setter who has worked with some of the most prestigious names in the industry, including Barry Kieselstein-Cord and Oscar Heyman, He also has subcontracted work from Tiffany, Harry Winston, David Yurman, and many other top jewelers. He enjoys helping numerous independent jewelry designers fulfill their visions too. What he loves best, however, is designing his own jewelry and creating something special for people to enjoy forever.
Oleg immigrated to America from Russia when he was 12 years old. As a child he enjoyed working with his hands and was good at drawing and creating things from clay. When he was 20 years old he began an apprenticeship under a stone setter and became fascinated with every aspect of the jewelry making process. He also learned from master works at museums and high-end jewelry shops.
Inspired by antique Russian jewelry and nature, Oleg strives for a balance between beauty and art in all of his work. While his jewelry spans a range of styles it is always timeless. His secret to success is his love for art and the creative process. Even with over 30 years of experience, his passion is as strong as ever.