SOURCE: Mary Jurek Design, Inc.

December 11, 2008 13:15 ET

Mary Jurek Chosen as Featured Artist by Gift Expert Diana Martin

Los Angeles-Based Designer Mary Jurek Has Teamed Up With Gifting Expert Diana Martin to Offer Necessary Luxury to Clients the World Over

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 11, 2008) - Mary Jurek Design, Inc.( announced today that Founder Mary Jurek has been chosen as a featured artist by successful entrepreneur and gift expert Diana Martin ( Jurek will join the ranks among three other world-renowned designers who will supply Martin's clients through her corporate gifting, personal gifting, and special event services.

"I feel honored for this incredible opportunity to team up with someone as well-respected in the luxury lifestyle industry as Diana," remarked Jurek.

"I selected Mary Jurek for her distinctive style and innovative twist on classic shapes. She is committed to superb craftsmanship and the finest quality of materials; I consider her pieces to be 'necessary luxuries' because of their practicality and timeless elegance," said Martin. will feature several of Jurek's top-selling products including:

--  Fleura Hexagon Bowl
--  Fontana Tapered Bowl
--  Helyx Three-Bowl Snack Set
--  Primavera Bottle Coaster & Bucket
--  Primavera Leaf Stand with Glass Bowl
--  Rosabella Three-Flower Candleholder

All Mary Jurek Design, Inc. products retail for $50-$350. For professional-quality photos please contact Rebekah Iliff,, or call 310-770-8338.

About Mary Jurek Design, Inc.

Mary Jurek Design, Inc. ( is a Los Angeles-based luxury goods company that creates and distributes fine tableware and home design products to retail stores throughout the United States. Founded in 1998 by award winning jewelry and watch artisan Mary Jurek, the company juxtaposes hand-hammered stainless steel with a soft, organic flare, creating an "old world meets modern day" style that appeals to luxury lifestyle enthusiasts everywhere.

About Diana Martin

Diana Martin ( has turned a passion for art and a deep understanding of international customs and etiquette into a successful business. She believes that gifts are an expressive form of communication, and that "presentation" in gift giving is truly the key. Her clients include high-level executives from corporations such as Lexus, Nestle, and Kodak, as well entrepreneurs and Hollywood celebrities. Diana is the recipient of a handful of business-related awards, and provides ongoing "gift expert" commentary for local and national print publications and broadcast outlets.

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