Metal and Smith was an amazing event! A curated group of 50 jewelry artists getting to talk shop with writers, buyers, and stylists from around the country. It was really fantastic and I feel a great deal of gratitude for being an exhibitor this year. Here are some photos from the event!
Each day I have the great privilege of crafting pieces from design through to final finish. Making jewelry is a personal meditation . . .
I am so excited to share my new logo with all of you! I worked with a wonderfully talented LA based graphic designer, Rocio Alvarado to make this happen. We went through some brainstorming and design sessions together and incorporated my tear shape and used clean linear initials. This really encapsulates my brand and in the end, I am thrilled with the result and
I'm going to be in this super luxury event for fine jewelry brands here in New York!
I wanted to take a moment to talk about this special commission I had the opportunity to make. A client came to me and asked if I could update her engagement ring. She felt that the prongs were not conducive to her daily life and now preferred the clean aesthetic of a bezel. She also wanted to change from 14k white gold to 18k yellow gold.
Jewelry is a uniquely wearable expression of art, that is as rich in meaning and as portable as body ink. It is as interchangeable as clothing, and is a tangible memento that can be cherished for lifetimes. Fine jewelry like the kind I make and offer, have intrinsic value that are considered investment grade works of wearable art.