All bets are off when it comes to what kinds of jewelry shoppers are buying these days. But they are buying it, and taking their cues from artists, designers, actors, metrosexuals, even the Sunday Styles section of The New York Times.
These fine jewelry designers mix metals and materials to create works with timeless appeal.
Here’s a selection of fashion jewelry from a dozen designers who all just want to have fun.
Check out this cutting-edge work by 10 studio artists who thrive on creating outside the box.
NICHE magazine publisher Wendy Rosen welcomes the audience at the opening of the 2015 NICHE Awards presentation. ALL PHOTOS: JIM BURGER and JILLIAN HUGHES Continuity and change: those were the two themes powering the 2015 NICHE Awards presentation on Jan. 17 in Washington DC. In a time-honored tradition that’s taken place every winter since 1990,…
Let’s get one thing straight: Washington DC has never not been a beautiful city. Over the years, however, and contrary to the visionary plan laid out centuries ago by Pierre L’Enfant for grand boulevards angled like rays of the sun to showcase exquisite views of towering monuments in every direction, the capital’s architecturally rich city blocks fell into disrepair. By the 1960s, great swaths of its downtown looked tired and neglected, as did their potential as commercial and residential city centers.
“Ed Menapace is the gas. I’m the brakes,” is what we say at The Farmhouse Store. Ed’s got vision and big ideas. He plots each next step in our retail adventure. I bring caution, day-to-day detail and the “what if?” that help us plan each new turn. It’s a good combination. With our shared desire to create an enjoyable place for customers and employees, a solid work ethic and genuine interest in the work of our craftspeople, we’ve created a unique retail experience.
The Bishop Arts District is just 15 minutes south of downtown Dallas, but the atmosphere couldn’t be more different in this artsy, bohemian-style community of more than 60 independent restaurants, art galleries and boutiques.