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As the great-great grandson of iconic jeweler Louis Cartier, Jean Dousset was born with an impeccable taste for rare gems, craftsmanship, and artistry.
In 1992, his own legacy began at the global epicenter of high jewelry: Place Vendôme in Paris, where he earned a prestigious position with Chaumet, the official jeweler of the Emperor Napoleon. He then worked at luxury jewelers Boucheron and Van Cleef & Arpels before going off on his own in Los Angeles.
The birth of Louis Cartier ushered in a new and revolutionary era in the history of luxury jewelry.
Jean Dousset was born into the famed house of Louis Cartier in Paris, France. The great-great grandson of iconic jeweler Louis Cartier, Dousset inherited the same impeccable taste for fine gems, craftsmanship and artistry.
He began his jewelry career at the iconic Place Vendôme in Paris, where he earned a prestigious position with Chaumet, the official jeweler of the Emperor Napoleon.
He then pursued an apprenticeship with the renowned French jewelry designer Boucheron. He worked directly for and was mentored by Alain Boucheron, the last family descendant to direct the jewelry house.
Dousset then made a pivotal move in his career and joined the revered jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels as the International Director of High Jewelry sales.
Inspired to write the next chapter in his family’s legacy, Dousset debuted his “Atelier” Jean Dousset Diamonds in Los Angeles as homage to a period when the word “luxury” meant quality, dedication and service.
Jean Dousset entered the celebrity engagement ring space when he custom designed leading actress Eva Longoria’s ring Haley. He would then go on to design many more celebrity engagement rings, like Amy Adams, Morgan Stewart, and more.
After a decade mastering the craft of luxury jewelry, Jean Dousset launched a new collection, Oui, to make the brand accessible to a wider clientele.
Dousset recognized couples were increasingly interested in lab diamonds for their engagement rings but were faced with options that were impersonal or poor quality. He went on to launch Oui with lab grown diamonds in 2021.
Oui by Jean Dousset was created to empower clients to ‘just say Oui’ with the freedom to choose what matters to you.
Dousset recognized couples were increasingly interested in lab diamonds for their engagement rings but were faced with options that were impersonal or poor quality. Oui offers an evolved approach where you don’t need to sacrifice quality or size to create the diamond ring of your dreams.
With decades of diamond jewelry experience, we hand-select the best lab diamonds available. We apply high jewelry house craftsmanship techniques. Oui believe in celebrating your way, no matter if your diamond is grown in a lab.
smart & fair pricing
Oui was created to bring you the highest quality jewelry, at the best price. We skip extra costs and waste by delivering made-to-order jewelry directly to you. This allows us to invest in the craftsmanship and quality you love, and skip the rest.
Stay tuned for new designs, diamond cuts & more!
Not every statement is meant for all to see. Our personal sentiments make the most beautiful rings even more special.
Exclusive to Jean Dousset designs, the Signature Stone® is a secret “hidden stone” placed under the center stone, visible only to those you choose to share it with.
You can select from a variety of diamonds and gemstones in different colors to see how they would look in your ring.
Add a personal sentiment to remember forever with a complimentary engraving on your new Oui by Jean Dousset ring. Choose up to 20 characters that mean something special so you can cherish them forever.
Carat weight represents the weight of your diamond center stone. Visit our blog post to learn more about the 4Cs of diamonds.
We have strict criteria for diamond selection. Every lab grown diamond center stone we source for our Oui engagement rings is hand-selected and GIA graded.
Our mission at Oui is to merge outstanding craftsmanship with ideas that put you first—so our pricing reflects an inclusive cost for both a lab grown diamond and its ring setting to simplify your experience.
GIA’s color-grading scale for diamonds is the industry standard. The scale begins with the letter D, representing colorless, and continues with increasing presence of color to the letter Z. Visit our blog post to learn more about the 4Cs of diamonds.
Our lab grown diamond center stones are exclusively colorless to nearly colorless (D-H color on GIA's color-grading scale).
Every diamond is unique and we hand-select only the most desirable stones. Clarity refers to the absence of inclusions and blemishes in a diamond. Visit our blog post to learn more about the 4Cs of diamonds.
In our diamond feed, we exclusively offer GIA graded VS+ lab grown diamonds.
© Jean Dousset 2021