Last night, I had the chance to see work by California jewelry designer Sarah Hirsch, who has quite a knack for creative reuse. Look closely at the pair of earrings above, and you’ll see that she’s cleverly incorporated soda tabs in the design. I love how versatile these earrings are. I can see them working with a slew of different styles and looks, from street to hippie-chic, industrial to crafty cute.
This pair is quite large, but she also makes smaller versions, as well as necklaces. In true indie, underground fashion, Hirsch doesn’t have a web site. Nor does she sell her wares on the local indie shopping circuit. In fact, there’s only one place you can even see her work at the moment, and that’s at Frankee Uno Salon & Gallery.
We hear from Frankee, a longtime SF Indie Fashion friend, that Hirsch walked into the salon one day as a client and left as the salon’s featured jewelry designer. That’s what can happen when you wear your own creations out and about. Frankee was smitten with the unique look of the jewelry, which now hangs in the salon’s front window, and so are we.
To see more of Hirsch’s work, visit the salon at 1221 Divisadero St. or call 415-409-1221.