Working with iconic French jewelry houses like Chaumet, Alain Boucheron, and Van Cleef & Arpels, Jean learned the undeniable art of jewelry craftsmanship. His personalized aesthetic took decades of experience, style, and taste that now permeate his designs. Jean Dousset is a new-world signature with old-world expertise.
Dousset’s personal legacy began at the global epicenter of high jewelry: Place Vendôme in Paris with Chaumet—the official jeweler of Emperor Napoleon.
He took on an apprenticeship with the renowned French jewelry designer Boucheron, the last family descendant to direct the jewelry house.
Dousset joined the revered jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels as the International Director of High Jewelry sales.
Dousset debuted his “Atelier” Jean Dousset Diamonds in Los Angeles, a brand rooted in traditional artistry for the modern consumer.
Jean Dousset entered the celebrity engagement ring space when he custom designed leading actress Eva Longoria’s ring.
The brand’s flagship showroom in Los Angeles officially opened, where he would go on to create his iconic Chelsea engagement ring.
Oui by Jean Dousset is launched—the first luxury lab-grown diamond engagement ring and jewelry collection.
Dousset set out to create a new paradigm in designer diamond jewelry, applying the same mastery of heritage to the revolutionary category of lab diamonds under his newly refined, 100% lab-grown eponymous brand.
Forging A New Legacy
Jean Dousset officiated his bespoke fine jewelry collection with a showroom in Los Angeles. The collection became synonymous with custom creations, innovative designs, and attention to detail. Today, Jean Dousset is both the keeper and breaker of traditions—establishing the first luxury lab diamond collection. Welcome to this new paradigm in which taste, desire, and indulgence reign supreme.