Scott Kay, a very prominent name in today’s international jewellery industry, has passed away on December 4 at the age of 57 after suffering a heart attack.
Mr. Kay is survived by his three children and Regina, his wife of nearly 30 years.
At the moment, the Scott Kay brand is undergoing a restoration and image uplift by hiring a new CEO and taking on more industry talent.
The company briefly shut down its doors until December 8 in order to mourn the loss of Mr. Kay.
The celebrity jeweller is credited with reviving platinum and became recognized after being admired by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Heidi Klum, Salma Hayek, and Michael Jackson.
Mr. Kay was committed to attention to detail and personal and religious themes in his pieces and will be remembered for his huge heart and passion for the jewellery industry.
“We are heartbroken for his loss,” the family wrote on the Scott Kay website. “He was and always will be a loving husband, a championing father, and an incredibly talented artist whose creativity touched the lives of many. We are comforted in knowing Scott will continue to be with us forever through his larger-than-life spirit. CJ