Heather uses simple techniques of soldering and hammering making
her jewelry distinctively organic. She works with thread-like
wire, nesting gemstones that are luscious in hue, tourmalines,
blue topazes, aquamarines. She is inspired by nature and light.
Price range: $185-500
Working with sterling and gold chains with one of a kind fobs and
stones, Susan’s necklaces are chunky and rhythmic. Each is
designed to be worn in 6 different lengths. Our customers love
the way they compliment any neckline.
Price range: $500-600
Rachel shops the world for unique antique jewelry which she recombines
into elegantly romantic jewelry. She is particular about the graceful
fit of her necklaces and earrings.
Price range: $195-600
An icon who has had a jewelry signing at the Museum of Modern Art
, Alexis designs in a moderne style in resin and also in a classically
pretty sense in his gemstone collection. The seasonal flower pins
are in many of our customers collections.
Price range: $80-500
Originally from Japan, now teaching and hand crafting in New York,
Hiroko works in silver and precious metals. Hiroko's designs
are museum quality, an heirloom for tomorrow, something one might
at the Victoria
and Albert Museum. The gem-encrusted cone flower is an example of the
structure that she brings to her treasures.
Price range: $400-3000
Steve and Anita Vaubel work in 18kt vermeil with gorgeous, skin flattering
stones. Prolific designers, we find that customers are collectors,
enjoying the current designs as much as pieces acquired ten years
ago. Their soft polish look creates a rich finish to the gold.
Price range: $400-2000
Brook makes bold, contemporary pins and necklaces that are hand fabricated
copper sculptures, painted and incised. This jewelry
suitable for an art gallery as it is for the wardrobe.
Price range $500-700
A native of Japan, Satomi’s 9-5 job is as a diamond setter
on 6th Avenue in Manhattan. Her stackable rings reflect her quiet
personality and an appreciation of delicate forms. Cast in 18kt,
and embellished with the highest quality diamonds, exquisitely set.
Price range: $250-550
A redhead with beautiful green eyes, Bonnie creates necklaces that
are color studies. When she telephones saying, “I’m
working on a new direction…would you like to see it? “ Our
immediate answer is always “yes”! Sometimes chunky,
sometimes airy as a cloud, Bonnie creates a wearable statement.
Price range: $185-500
Using glass from Murano, gemstones and sterling, Dorian infuses
a Venetian indulgence in her collection. She is also a lighting
designer. She alone has bridged the notion of the chandelier in
both body ornament and home fashion!
Price range: $95-800
Doris Liedt imports contemporary European sterling designs that are
clean, tailored and spare, often in a matt finish. The look is
simple, timeless and understated.
Her jewels are like petit fours, frothy and diminutive confections. Sterling
and brightly colored gemstones grace rings with cast triangular shanks.
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