About Us

About Us

AEYKO.com is a new way for you to discover the quality, style and glamour of Italian jewellery and artisanal craftsmanship.  
On our easy-to-navigate platform, you can shop the best Italian jewellery brands and manufacturers from the comfort of your own home.  
21 years’ experience in the jewellery industry in Asia and Europe, has enabled us to carefully select the exceptional brands and products that are found on the AEYKO platform.

For us, these brands best represent what it truly means to be “Made-In-Italy”.

Timeless passion

“Made in Italy” is synonymous with quality in any language. The phrase conjures up magical images of the best attributes of a country that has a long and proud tradition of creating products of true beauty. By using world-class design, precision and cutting edge technology, Italian products have become known throughout the world for their unmatched quality, driven by the Italian love of aesthetic artistry, culture and artisanal crafts. Each product is lovingly created to add value and does justice to the term “Made-in-Italy” whilst delivering the spirit of “La Dolce Vita”– the sweet life.

AEYKO is managed as a dedicated e-marketplace but operates in a way that you – the final consumer – will only ever have to deal with one single point of contact. Orders are placed through our system, tracked, packaged and shipped by us, in one seamless transaction. Every piece of jewellery offered is 100% Made in Italy and shipped directly to you from our own distribution centre.

AEKYO.com is thus your personal invitation to come and experience our world and discover the delights of jewellery created by Italy’s finest master craftsmen.

Our Philosophy

To use our expertise in the sector, to be the bridge between the finest artisanal Italian jewellery and you, the discerning customers we serve across Asia-Pacific.

To immerse you in the Italian way – “La Dolce Vita” – simply by visiting our site.

We are dedicated to the uncompromising pursuit of the finest jewellery, mad by the foremost artisans in in Italy. All the products we offer are selected for quality, by the most highly trained experts in the sector.


Erika M. Barban

Founder & Jewellery Ambassador

Erika was born in Vicenza, the Italian city of gold. Her life and career have been dedicated to her passion for beautiful jewellery. She initially worked in jewellery sales in Italy and later in Asia. In 2007 Erika moved to China and gained invaluable knowledge and insight into the Asian customer's needs and tastes. With AEYKO, Erika wishes to bring the best Italian jewellery craftsmanship, to her customers.

Francesco Bonafine

Chief Digital Officer

Francesco has 12 years of experience in IT. He started his career in IBM and then moved to Google, where he worked for 7 years. In 2017 Francesco founded the full stack digital agency, Digital Nomads Hong Kong, which became an official Google Partner in 2018. At AYKO, Francesco brings his extensive expertise in helping companies grow through the online channel.

Asmus O. Ziegler

Co-founder & Creative Director

Asmus is a German architect, designer, stonemason, a passionate networker with an endlessly creative mind. In 2006 he moved to China and worked in the luxury field of hotel design across greater China. In 2013 Asmus moved to Hong Kong and founded EA Jewellery together with his partner Erika. With AEYKO, Asmus combines his knowledge of luxury with his passion for Italian Jewellery.