TORRUBIA & TORRUBIA, design sustainable fine jewelry. Sisters Amaia and Yolanda Torrubia, are very conscious of global environmental and social issues, thus proceeds from sales contribute to philanthropic organizations. TORRUBIA & TORRUBIA is known for the high standards of their unique designs. Each piece is meticulously handcrafted in their own workshops following the traditional craftsmanship learned as the third generation of goldsmiths since 1919.
Amaia and Yolanda launched their company TORRUBIA & TORRUBIA and opened the flagship store in 2009. In 2010 at the insistence of clients and friends launched T-149 Silver line.
TORRUBIA & TORRUBIA was promptly recognized internationally. Recipient of the prestigious “V Tahitian Pearl Trophy”, in 2012, 2013, 2014, was finalist of the “Fashion Group International Rising Star Award” and finalist of Vogue’s” Who’s on Next” those same years. In 2014 received “El Dedal de Oro” Award. The most prestigious fashion magazines and celebrities quickly recognized their special creations. Fashion designers requested their collaboration for NYFW. In 2011, Nicola Formichetti showcased TORRUBIA & TORRUBIA among everything he loved within his NY concept store.
Based in San Sebastian and New York the sisters combine their idiosyncrasies, passion for the arts, design and nature. Their modern and sophisticated designs for men and women are the synthesis of their special background and personalities.
Amaia, graduated in Mechanical Engineering but her true vocation was the family tradition. During college, she began her formal jewelry training at the family workshop. Due to her immediate success, she launched “Amaia Torrrubia”. In 2009, Yolanda proposed to join forces and launch a Sustainable Designer Fine Jewelry line, TORRUBIA & TORRUBIA. Amaia is currently the Director of the San Sebastián Flagship/Workshop and serves as Designer/Jeweler of the brand.
Yolanda received a J.D and Masters of Arts Administration degree in Spain. Her PhD dissertation in arts and law, led her to New York where she graduated from Columbia University Law School with honors as a Burton Fellow Scholar. Upon graduating, Yolanda worked with prominent fashion lawyers and designers. Currently, Yolanda lives in New York and practices law while working closely in the arts and fashion world as the Creative Director of TORRUBIA & TORRUBIA.