About Christi Sothers

Chen Levy Jewelry Designer

With over 25 years of experience, I became co-owner and house designer of Christi Sothers to offer unique high-end fashion jewelry. My fascination with diamonds & jewelry began at a young age.

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Christi Southers

My Story

After completing military service in my native, Israel, I secured a position at the prestigious Diamond Exchange, where I learned the ins and outs of the diamond business and perfected my skills in rating stones and cutting diamonds.

After my time at the Diamond Exchange, I decided to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City to study jewelry design. I followed my passion for jewelry design and opened a boutique jewelry store in the heart of midtown Manhattan.

My emphasis on individualizing the customer experience has led to a loyal clientele from around the world. They have become our extended family.

Designer Handmade Jewelry

An extensive selection of jewelry from all over the world. From one of a kind piece deigned by Chen Levy to spectacular diamond bracelets and classic silver jewelry. Christi Sothers offers a broad assortment of products for all tastes and budgets.The store's combination of products, merchandising, and white glove customer service has made Christi Sothers the permanent store in the neighborhood for the past 26 years.

Christi Southers
Christi Southers


Levy strives to design pieces that are elegant and timeless. Among her more innovative designs was a collection of jewelry that combined fossils and diamonds. This exclusive line caught the attention of customers and media alike and got featured in Couture International Jeweler magazine.

Levy has been calling New York City her home since 1994. She lives with her husband and three children. The diversity and energy of NYC is a major source of inspiration for Levy in her life as a designer and preeminent jewelry retailer.