Handmade Fine Jewelry
Morgan Amirani strives to create refined statement pieces that are at once delicate and structured, feminine and powerful. Her contemporary Lets Connect Choker is handmade by the artist from Argentium Silver with 18 Karat Gold and 3 mm Ruby accents. The adjustable chain is 13” to 16” long.
Sheila Beatty’s one-of-a-kind Grace Earrings, which are 1.75 inches x 0.81 inches, are handmade from 24 Karat gold cloisonné and guilloche enamel on fine silver. The unique earrings are set in tarnish resistant palladium sterling silver with 22 Karat and 14 Karat gold and fresh water pearl drops
Whether it's the leaves of trees, the roughness of tree bark or the intricacies of Japanese textile design, Estelle Vernon distills images into her jewelry with an elegant simplicity. Her contemporary Ginkgo Earrings, which are 25 mm w x 27 mm l, are handmade Sterling Silver and 4-4.5 mm White Chinese Freshwater Pearls with handmade Sterling Silver Latching Ear Wires. These modern earrings travel well no matter where you go.
Maressa Tosto Merwarth’s contemporary jewelry is about the materials, the process, and the interaction between artist and wearer. Each piece challenges and engages through its use of common-place shapes and/or materials to reveal the stories within. Her Onde Stackable Rings, which are 4 mm wide, are handmade from Sterling Silver or 10 Karat Yellow Gold and are available with or without diamonds. These modern stackable rings are from Maressa’s Onde (Wave) Collection.
Nancy Linkin’s contemporary jewelry is inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds her Maine studio. Her Half Open Cuff, which is 0.5” at its widest point and has a 1.0” opening, is handmade from Sterling Silver and 18 Karat Gold Bi-metal. To create her modern jewelry, Nancy uses the anticlastic raising technique. Flat patterns are cut from sheets of gold and silver and hammered systematically over specialized tools. The final form is filed, sanded, and buffed to a high polish.
Ayesha Mayadas believes that character and direction of a line has the power to communicate emotion and states of mind. According to Ayesha, the quality of a line is equal to an artists’ signature. Her contemporary Linear Stepped Diamonds Cuff, which is 6.5 mm at its widest, is handmade from 18 Karat Yellow gold and 0.16 carats Diamonds (total weight). Designed to fit snugly around the wrist, the inside diameter of the medium size is 52 mm x 43 mm.
Sheila Beatty’s one-of-a-kind Arcadian Necklace, which has a diameter of 1.25 inches, is handmade from fine silver cloisonné enamel on fine silver. The unique necklace is set in tarnish resistant palladium sterling silver with 14 Karat gold and a 3 mm green tourmaline. Please select a 16 inch or 18 inch stainless steel neck wire.
Nancy Linkin’s contemporary jewelry designs are inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds her Maine studio. The fine finishes accentuate the sculptural lines. To create her modern art jewelry, she uses the anticlastic raising technique. Her Single Overlay Bronze Cuff is 1.1” at its widest point and has a 1.0” opening. All cuffs have a standard 6.5” inside circumference unless another size is requested.
The elegant Fluo Earrings are handmade through a unique and delicate process by contemporary jewelry artist Cheryl Eve Acosta. Each piece is individually coated with layers of glass enamel over copper and finished with a Sterling Silver Lever Back, which makes this classic style reversible! Sterling Silver French Ear Hooks are available upon request. Subtle variations in color and metal growth may result because of the unique process. Available in nitric blue, oil gray and pink.
These contemporary Gold Sea Grass Emerald Drop Earrings, which are 7/8" L x 3/16" W x 1/8" D, are handmade from sea grass textured 14 Karat Gold and half bezel set 4 mm Square Cut African Emeralds (0.66 Carat total weight) on lever back ear wires. You can wear them on any occasion!
So Young Park's unique Barnacle Necklace is handmade from Oxidized Sterling Silver and 24 Karat Gold leaf. Small leaf like elements are individually cut and formed, then assembled together. The result is a gorgeous flexible necklace. This modern handcrafted necklace is 16 inches long but may be extended to 20 inches. Limited edition.
Beth Farber's dramatic Long Deco Earrings evoke an era from the past. Her unique chandelier earrings are hand-woven from black spinel and 14 Karat gold and feature onyx drops. At their widest, the limited edition earrings are 0.69 inch wide and 3.75 inches long with 14 Karat gold posts. Despite incorporating hard metals and gemstones, Beth's jewelry is soft to the touch and moves with a women's body, adopting her kinetic energy.
Maressa Tosto Merwarth’s award winning jewelry is about the materials, the process, and the interaction between artist and wearer. Her contemporary Random Order Large Cuff is handmade from Sterling Silver and accented with three 2.5 mm and three 1.5 mm bezel set White Sapphires. The modern cuff is 25 mm wide and designed for a 7” wrist, although it can be squeezed or expanded up to ½”. Larger size cuffs are available.
Nancy Linkin’s fascination with natural forms began in childhood, as did her attraction to non-ferrous metals and metalsmithing. Throughout her career she used the anticlastic raising to sculpt jewelry from flat sheets of metal. Her Flared Hoops are handmade from Sterling Silver and 18 Karat Yellow Gold Bimetal and are 1.3” long.
Handmade from oxidized sterling silver and 18 Karat yellow gold vermeil (sterling silver coated with a thin layer of 18 Karat yellow gold), Samantha Freeman's unique Opera Earrings are not only fit for the opera but impressive with more casual wear. Highly polished edges add to the contrast, creating the equivalent of a smart and stylish pin-striped suit. The modern three-dimensional earrings are 1.50" L x 0.50" W x 0.50" D.
The modern Another Link Coming Necklace from Morgan Amirani is handmade from Argentium Silver with 8 mm Citrine and 4 mm Smoky Topaz accents. The 1.0” round pendant that hangs from the handcrafted linked necklace symbolically represents the continuum of life cycles. This unique necklace, which is up to 21.5" long, makes a lasting impression that you will treasure for decades. The timelessness and modernity of it is enchanting!
Contemporary jewelry artist Sheila Beatty's stylish Silver Strands Earrings, which are ½” in diameter and 1 5/16” long, are handmade using the basse taille technique. Texture is imparted to bases of fine silver and then covered with many layers of transparent enamel. Black pigment enhances the underlying texture, creating the look of shimmering silver threads. The enamels are contained in sterling silver settings and enhanced with tiny freshwater pearls.
Blue Sapphire Petite Pebble Ring, 1.3mm width shank, 12mm widest, 14K Yellow Gold, Rose cut Blue Sapphire 0.725ct, Diamonds 0.01ct. From Sand Dune Collection by Keiko Mita #handmadejewelry #artjewelry #sapphirering #contemporaryjewelry #uniquejewelry #jewelryartists
As a sustainable artisan jeweler, Susan Crow is dedicated to incorporating ethical and environmental principles into her design and production. Strongly influenced by the textures and shapes of nature, Susan’s Montana Sapphire and Fairmined Gold Branch Pendant is hand carved and cast in 18 Karat Fairmined yellow gold. The modern pendant, which is 1.55” h x .50” w, features three bezel set 3 mm round Montana Sapphires and comes with a 17” long, 18 Karat yellow gold chain with a lobster clasp.
The unique Twirling Leaves Pendant from Liaung-Chung Yen is handmade from 18 Karat yellow gold accented with 0.04 Carat diamonds (total weight). It is 18 mm H x 15 mm W x 5 mm D and comes on an 18 inch cable chain. #handmadejewelry #artjewelry #goldpendant #contemporaryjewelry #uniquejewelry #jewelryartists
Summer Earring Sale is still on! Use Coupon Code EARRINGS2115 for 15% OFF! These beautiful Sash Earrings are hand formed from 18K Yellow Gold with Freshwater Pearls, 10mm x 8mm (3/4" h x 3/8" w) by Ayesha Mayadas. #handmadejewelry #artjewelry #earrings #contemporaryjewelry #uniquejewelry #jewelryartists
Summer Earring Sale is on! Use Coupon Code EARRINGS2115 for 15% OFF! Scuba diving enthusiast Alexis Barbeau finds her inspiration from the ocean's magical blue world. Her Gold Sea Grass Aquamarine Drop Earrings could have been plucked from the ocean's depth. Handmade from textured 14 Karat yellow gold and aquamarine (14 carat total weight), these pear shaped cabochon drop earrings on lever back ear wires are 1 ¼” long x 3/8” wide x ¼” deep. Go back to the sea with these modern drop earrings.
Jewelry artist Beth Farber is a colorist whose designs for opals reveal and celebrate their brilliant coloration. Her modern Seascape Choker, which is hand-woven from 18 Karat gold and blue topaz beads, features a center opal doublet with color flashes of blue, red and green set in 18 Karat gold. The unique one-of-a-kind choker is 16 inches long with a 2 inch opal drop. #handmadejewelry #artjewelry #statementnecklace #contemporaryjewelry #uniquejewelry #jewelryartists
Textured Twinkle Band, 1.90mm widest width, 18K Rose Gold, 10 Diamonds 0.05ct (total weight). Ayesha Mayadas believes that the character and direction of a line has the power to communicate emotion and states of mind. She uses the line, along with form, weight and balance to ensure that a piece of unique art jewelry resonates with the human form. Known for its movement and fluidity, her handmade contemporary jewelry is produced by metal forming and shaping.
Beth Farber's dramatic Long Deco Earrings evoke an era from the past. Her unique chandelier earrings are hand-woven from black spinel and 14 Karat gold and feature onyx drops. At their widest, the limited edition earrings are 0.69 inch wide and 3.75 inches long with 14 Karat gold posts. Despite incorporating hard metals and gemstones, Beth's jewelry is soft to the touch and moves with a women's body, adopting her kinetic energy. #handmadejewelry #artjewelry #earrings #jewelryartists