Expect the unexpected. A self-taught metalsmith, Ofiesh creates pieces that push the boundaries of jewelry design—think square rings or hoop earrings with a garland of diamonds “orbiting” their center.
Through the juxtaposition of light and dark, soft and rough, boho and industrial, Brown works to explore life’s dualities through her jewelry. As in a custom titanium engagement ring, which mixes her signature vine texture with heavy metal and a purple patina.
His downtown shop, Angelo, is the perfect showcase for Marraccini’s contemporary pieces. Often blurring the line between personal adornment and artwork, he refers to the store as a “jewelry gallery,” where clients can appreciate his peers’ work as well as his own.
McLeod’s jewelry often explores themes of “time travel, the edges of reality, the questioning of impossibilities, the notion of self-evidence, and love.” Thus, his designs often play around with shape, texture, and mixed metals.