In 1996, Tomoko Kodera launched the “Tomoko Kodera”jewellery brand.
She went on to win various awards, including: The Platinum Design of the Year Award in 2006; JJA Jewellery Design Awards 2004 Grand Prize; and in 2005 the Japan Jewellery Association Chairman Award of the JJA Jewellery Design Awards and the Platinum Guild International Prize. In 2015, she was the first Japanese designer to win the grand prize of the HRD Awards International Diamond Jewellery Competition. In 2019 at the JJAJapan Jewellery Design Awards, her piece “Bliss,”which was inspired by the captivating beauty of Soneva in the Maldives, won the Japan Jewellery Grand Prize and the Prime Minister’s Award. Tomoko Kodera,
who is highly acclaimed for her unique view of the jewellery world,
is currently expanding upon her success and is opening various boutique
stores both in Japan and abroad.