Dainty gold jewelry with precious stones and playful touches. Hortense is a jewelry designer from Paris France. She moved to California 13 years ago where she completed the Alan Revere Jewelry School in 2004 in San Francisco. She launched her fine jewelry line eight years ago, Hortense always tries to add a touch of fun into her designs.
This line has a minimal and delicate feel, the pieces are simple in the best way. They are beautiful for everyday wear, yet still noteworthy with their unique geometric shapes. Kristen offers personalization on some of the jewelry including signet rings, shield rings, ID bracelets and our personal favorite the Petit Locket.
Los Angeles, CA
Hand fabricated or made using lost wax casting, this sustainable jewelry line utilizes recycled and reclaimed metals. As well as repurposed and responsibly sourced stones. Their style is minimal, clean designs with a masculine edge and unique materials (fossilized Woolly Mammoth tusk).
Minimal pieces with a tough but feminine edge, the jewelry line was launched in 2011 by designer Ninh Wysocan. We love the way she mixes delicate pearls with geometric metals, her collections are always full of interesting shapes. A current obsession is the La Petite Souris Charm, you can send in your child’s baby tooth to have it cast in gold, with an option for engraving.
New York, NY
Shinola creates everything from jewelry, watches, belts and wallets, to bicycles and audio supplies. All their products are beautifully crafted, with a focus on bringing jobs back to the USA. Some of their components are imported when necessary, but some are made in house or sourced from other American manufacturers. Shinola even has a boutique hotel in Detroit’s historic Woodward shopping district.
"inspired by the dark mysticism of the medieval period" and " the shadowy corners of 1970's Americana beauty", this is easily visible in each piece from the Pavot Amulette to the Zodiac Signet rings
Los Angeles, CA
Influenced by nature, this delicate jewelry line has an organic aesthetic that looks beautiful on its own or layered up. Whitney owns and operates a store front in Florence Oregon (Manna) where she sells her own collection as well as a wide array of other artisan goodies.
Brick & mortar www.themannashop.com