Malibu, California-based jewelry designer Gregg Ruth has carved a lasting place in the world of luxury jewelry, thanks to his diamond-laden collections that reinterpret timeless, classic designs and give them a stunning new spin. But to this entrepreneur and CEO, it is a natural enthusiasm and relentless passion for his work and his team that is as important as his talent.
Ruth's love of beautiful jewelry began early, as a child surrounded by gold, diamonds and colored gems in his parents. jewelry store in Pennsylvania. Around the dinner table, he learned the business - and soon developed his own dreams of jewelry success.
Ruth opened his own retail store in Tennessee in 1977. By 1981 he, along with his mother, Joyce, decided to start a new venture into high end gold jewelry imported from Italy. His fine jewelry design and manufacturing company immediately found a loyal clientele who fell in love with Ruth's glamorous, innovative styles.
Ruth moved his offices to Malibu in 1987 and bought a modest home along Escondido Creek in the picturesque hills of Malibu. In the 90s there was a natural progression and Ruth segued from importing gold jewelry to creating his own diamond jewelry designs.
Today, Gregg Ruth offers a broad spectrum of exquisite jewelry - from natural fancy colored diamonds to important white diamond layout jewelry - as well as precious color and diamond pieces.
In his downtime, Ruth finds comfort, serenity and a place to recharge at the Tuscan-style home (overlooking Escondido Falls) he personally designed in Malibu, California with his wife and two young children. When he's not on the road selling his jewelry, Ruth also enjoys gardening and landscaping with his wife who is currently breeding miniature horses.