Mr. Zavian, a second-generation jeweler, has been in the jewelry business since 1955. His family firm, where Mr. Zavian works at the bench as a master jeweler, is now in its third generation and has celebrated its 75th year in business.
Mr. Zavian received his B.S. degree from Pace College and his Certificate of Design from the Mechanics Institute of Technology. He serves as a consultant specialist to numerous museums throughout the country.