Colored Stones: Angelina Jolie & Robert Procop’s New Jewelry Collection

The Jeweler and JolieAt age 16, Robert Procop spent his summer working at a pawn shop in the Mid-City district of Los Angeles, where he learned how to buy and sell diamonds. The income he earned from his trades allowed him to open his first retail store, Diamonds on Rodeo, in Beverly Hills barely a year out of college.Procop developed a reputation for handling fine stones, eventually leading him to London, where he served as CEO of the crown jeweler Asprey & Garrard from 1999 to 2000, while it was the subject of a legal dispute between the sultan of Brunei and his profligate brother, Prince Jefri. “The year I took over, the company had a 100 million sterling loss,” Procop says. He helped it break even before selling it to the Tommy Hilfiger group.Procop then returned to Los Angeles in 2000 and began developing his Beverly Hills–based business around “exceptional jewels” wor
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