Fred Samuel was born in Buenos Aires in 1908, as the son of a Lorraine jeweler who emigrated into Argentina. While he spent most of his professional life in Paris, the lights of South America remained with him, inspiring each element of Fred’s life work.
Early in his career, Fred Samuel was inspired by a type of pearl cultivated in Japan. Soon, he was recognized in an expert in the field, collecting the most beautiful specimens in the world. In fact, FRED’s signature color, a pink-infused white, where inspired by these breathtaking gems.