Our Top Picks of 2017
Here's a collection of our favorite pieces from each of our very talented jewelers. Each jeweler brings their unique voice to their work. We hope you enjoy the variety and breadth of our top picks!
Ayesha Mayadas's work emphasizes line, form, weight and balance to ensure each piece of jewelry resonates with the human form. Each work could stand alone as a miniature sculpture that can be worn every day. The excellent setting of the diamonds, along with the gracefully curving shape make these earrings a delight to wear!
Jacob Albee's work is typified by his streamlined forms and inventive use of meteorite. Precious metals and meteorite are seamlessly combined to create modern designs using ancient materials. The bold character of these rings, as well as the beautiful detail of smaller diamonds along the ring band truly set these rings apart.
Denise Betesh's jewelry is both current and classic in 22 karat gold. She flawlessly weaves together boldly colored stones, delicate granulation and simple design elements. Her handmade chains are exquisite and durable at the same time, and this natural Tahitian Pearl can be worn with anything!
Michael Good's incredible ability to form and manipulate metal has won him a dedicated following and international acclaim. The intricate interplay of line and reflection breathe life into his sculptural forms that draw inspiration from the human body. The undulating curves of these silver earrings suggest a dancing figure that is brought to life when worn.
Jayne Redman's garden inspired pieces stand out for their elegance and intricacy. Starting with flat pieces of sterling silver or 18 karat yellow gold, Jayne folds the precious metal into flowers and leaves that catch the light in myriad ways. To many of her pieces, she fuses 24 karat gold in the ancient technique of Keumbo to bring subtle contrast between silver and gold.
Michael Stoffel's jewelry brings a European flair to The Gallery with his bright 18 karat yellow gold. His imaginative use of precious and semi-precious gemstones enhances the piece. Often he adds tiny granules in intricate patterns.
Mary Jane Doubleday's sterling silver bracelets, pins, earrings and necklaces are a perfect accompaniment to both daily and evening wear. She is a master of simplicity with clean cut forms and simple pearls and semi-precious stones.