Modern, hip accessories with a decidedly tribal twist? Why yes, we don’t mind if we do. A place to scope just that: the Triian collection by Lifetime’s Project Accessory winner Brian Burkhardt and Tricia Brookbank. Featuring hand-cast resin, Swarovski crystals and hand-cut leather, Triian pieces can take up to 10 days to create from start to finish.
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.
Leyna Lightman is a San Francisco jewelry designer whose inspiration is one of the greatest fabrics of all “lace”. Lace is rarely associated with jewelry and if you are not a big fan of lace I bet Layna can change your mind about it.
I’m a big fan of handbags and I love to see local San Francisco designers design high quality, unique pieces. I met Bryna Nicole through a mutual friend and I instantly became a fan of her handbags.
Are you tuning in for tonight’s American Idol finale? Yes, it’s Simon’s last week on the show, but we’re more concerned with this news: a Bay Area designer’s work will be hitting the red carpet and the stage.