This lover of the arts seeks meaning and inspiration in her jewels. 

The art aficionado enjoys visiting her local art museum and taking in all of the inspiration. This client seeks out work by independent artists and connects with a design based on the aesthetic, not the materials. She knows that art comes in all forms, and that the value of the piece is that it was handcrafted by a true artist.

Laura Wood

Bold, sculptural earrings make a statement, and this pair by Laura Wood is like a work of art for your ears. These were made using brass and sterling silver but are finished with a bright red powder coating.

Double Lace earrings in brass and sterling silver with powder coat. 


Tara Locklear

The beauty of this bracelet is not only in its  colors and design, but also that it was handcrafted using skateboards. Tara Locklear takes an object  headed for the trash and transforms it into something  cool and wearable.

Triple gem strand bracelet made from wood from skateboard decks and sterling silver.


Jacqueline Cullen

Jacqueline Cullen uses Whitby jet, a fossilized wood compressed over millions of years, to create stylish jewelry. The Art Aficionado is interested in the historic material as well as the thoughtful geometric design.

Faceted pendant in 18K yellow gold with Whitby jet and black diamonds.


Oblik Atelier

An enthusiast of art can appreciate daring, elegant pieces like this ring by Oblik Atelier. It’s a modern and sculptural statement created just for your hand.

Bloom ring in gold-plated brass.


This article originally appeared in the January 2018 edition of INSTORE.


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