Design Examples

Design Examples

peacock photo peacock-inspired necklaces The glory of these freely wandering peacocks, seen at SF Zoo, inspired this vibrant, same name design in both vermeil and sterling silver. Nicole is also influenced by current events, museum visits, animal images, symbols and relics of ancient epochs.

amazon For example, replicas of ancient ethnic beads and coins from Nepal or these Thai, hand-wrought silver findings conjure up antiquity. Moreover, co-designing with her customers is another source of repertoire-expanding inspiration. For instance, the "charm" necklace has become quite popular blending a customer's beloved mementos with modern colors and other charm elements.

black necklace with some colorOr sometimes vague customer requests for a "black necklace with some color" have inspired intriguing jewelry creations that enhance the coloring and innate beauty of the person wearing it. "I believe people are drawn to the symbolism of clasps or pendants as well as the colors of certain gems, but deep inside, I think their subconscious guides them to the healing (and protective) properties of those stones that speak to them (at that moment) through their colors." 

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