Richard was recently honored by the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) at the annual Spectrum Awards in Tuscon, Arizona for his creation titled “Flor de Verano”, or “Blooming Flower”. This special Elyse Ring design was honored as an AGTA Spectrum Award winner in...
Richard Berberian – Dream Big & Shine Bright

Richard Berberian – Dream Big & Shine Bright

Originally published in The Huffington Post September 1st, 2017 Richard Berberian is a self-proclaimed music enthusiast who spent the first part of his professional life teaching music in public schools and later at Boston University. As much as this career fulfilled...
Fine night, fine jewels

Fine night, fine jewels

Originally published in the Boston Herald February 26th, 2017 While millions of Americans from coast to coast will be tuning in to find out who takes home an Oscar at tonight’s Academy Awards, Richard Berberian, owner of Elyse Fine Jewelers in Reading, will be...
Money Where His Mouth Is

Money Where His Mouth Is

Originally published in The Boston Herald June 23rd, 2009 Chillin’ and grilling for the average Joe means a backyard bash and a few brewskis. For Celtics center Kendrick Perkins it involves a smile brimming with diamonds, the bejeweled mouthpiece of the elite...
Authenticity At Elyse Fine Jewelers

Authenticity At Elyse Fine Jewelers

Originally published in Northshore Magazine March 20th, 2013 When Miss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo took hold of the Miss Universe crown back in December, she wasn’t the only person who scored the opportunity of a lifetime. The pageant queen’s win was also a...