Washington women tend to favor simple, tasteful jewelry. Area artisans are creating these new classics.
Oxidized sterling silver with individually cast links and a hidden clasp, $980.
2. “Komu” Ring
Brushed sterling silver with hand-cut violet acrylic insets, $150.
Brass with white fabric petals and a hand-carved shell center, $115.
Gold-glazed vintage ceramic bead and gold-plated bars on a gold-filled brass chain, $56.
Stoneware ring with a black-and-white glaze mounted on a brass band, $45.
Hand-wrapped wire and amethyst stones on 14-karat-gold-fill hoops, $145.
Brushed sterling silver with clear acrylic accents, $220.
Gray mother-of-pearl “Lotus” pendant, $230, on a “Toggle” necklace of titanium-coated moonstones, $265.
Blackened and texturized layers of sterling-silver wire set with white topaz, $400.
Hand-hammered, with pierced bronze drops coated in 24-karat gold leaf, $385.
11. Poodle Brooch
Green amethyst, gold Swarovski-crystal flowers, vintage rhinestones, and 14-karat-gold-filled leaves, $2,498.
Brass with polymer clay in speckled lilac, $32.
Raw aquamarine and clear quartz on a 14-karat-gold-vermeil ring, $800.
Gold Swarovski-crystal flowers and vintage pearls and rhinestones, $1,398.
This article appears in the December 2019 issue of Washingtonian.