Wednesday, July 21, 2010

steel diamonds & pearls

this past winter i was fortunate enough to meet a fabulous jewelry designer, sara graham. the san francisco based metalsmith uses traditional techniques to create wonderfully unique pieces. most striking in her jewelry is the juxtaposition between the blackened steel and multicolored diamonds and pearls which she weaves into rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings. her unusual creations are truly inspiring.

the collections are named for what object they embody - which also serve as creative, fun categories that can be explored in her website.

collection of stacking rings

beautiful "coral" collection that embodies the essence of the ocean with beautiful caged diamonds and a perfect rendition of a sea-flower

my own sara graham stackables with my mom's tricolor gold bands
( please ignore how terrible my hands/nails look :) )

more stacking rings - i just can't get over how wonderful they all look together

cocktail ring that my mom bought - which looks AMAZING on and a fantastic and unique piece


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