San Francisco jewelry designer Vanessa Gade‘s new Forme Collection launched over the weekend at L.A.’s Dwell on Design exhibition. Ushering in more of Gade’s streamlined, architectural approach to jewelry, the new pieces diverge from her past work with perfect circles and rectangles to focus on irregular geometric shapes in sterling silver, oxidized silver and 14K gold.
Love must be in the air this week. A pair of wedding shopping events taking place in San Francisco this week means chances to find wedding jewelry and engagement rings, wedding dresses, tuxedos and lots of gift ideas by local and independent artists and designers. First up, the 10-day Summer of Love event from Gallery of Jewels kicks off this week and showcases complete bridal jewelry collections from over 15 independent designers. Come the weekend, the historic Firehouse 8 building in Russian Hill puts on I Do: A Curated Shopping Party featuring local designers, who’ll be showcasing wedding dresses, tuxedos, jewelry and gifts for brides,Read More →
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: They say cowboys never die. Sounds good to us. Channel your inner cowgirl with the Olema Lady Bolo” necklace, $99, by Oakland designer, Marisa Haskell, who uses soft deer leather and cast beads to add bohemian appeal.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: When the glorious Golden Gate Bridge celebrates its 75th this Sunday, pay tribute with one of two locally-designed Golden Gate Bridge necklaces, $124, by architecture buff and jewelry maker Alice Roche.
We’re big fans of locally-made jewelry that packs a unique flavor, so you can imagine we were taken with the adornments of San Francisco designer Megan Stacy and her Salty Fox line. Using metals, recycled leather and chains, the former Lela Rose intern aims to make necklaces, earrings and bracelets with sophisticated edge and affordable prices.