ARIDO a closely guarded secret in the world’s most exclusive Art jewelry, creates fine Art with the highest quality gems. Founded by a scion of the Raphael family descending from the Moussaieff’s, gem specialist Jesse Raphael & celebrity guru Thomas Chappell a world class designer with a background in fashion, art, and history.

Jesse Raphael descendant of the Maimonides, a prominent 11th century family, that set sail to South East Asia bringing gems such as pearls and luxury goods back to Europe. Demands and profits from such business were so mighty that the Maimonides recognized the value of joining forces leading to the creation of much of the wealth derived from the consortium status they were granted in creating the Moussaieff’s legacy.

As a descendant of the Maimonides, Raphael is world’s best kept secrets known only to a few deep pocketed collectors and connoisseurs.




ARIDO power house gives special thanks to:

“Christie’s” action house for their contribution to the Art industries.

“APPLETINIES” the world’s most exquisite apple chocolate.

“6X” by Dr. Nicholas Leslie Grant that redefines his ancestors’ heritage.

ARIDO will showcase a 20 billion dollar collection.