There are literally thousands of American jewelry designers around. Each jewelry designer strives hard to come up with new styles and collections, while making their pieces unique. All companies have a little story about their history that proves that they are in the right business. Here are just a few of the top American jewelry designers.
1. Dunay and Jose Hess
Known for original and contemporary jewelry is Jose Hess. He started learning about jewelry when he was 13 years old. He was intrigued by it, so he got an education in jewelry and decided to start creating his own pieces. Today, he looks over a whole team of artisans. Jose Hess has also won a number of awards for his work.
2. Harry Winston
Harry Winston has been designing jewelry for many years. One unique thing about him is that he never let his face be photographed. He is known quite well for his gorgeous engagement rings. Everything he has created has been an original design.
Cartier goes back all the way to 1847. Louis-Francois Cartier took over the jewelry shop at this time. He made the first bracelet watch, which became quite popular. Other popular items he designed were crowns and headpieces that he hand designed. This company is one of the most well-known names in jewelry.
They are well known for their exceptionally large gems, most of them rare. They offer a fine mix of contemporary pieces that are also classical. These pieces can be passed down for generations to come. Over 50% of their jewelry pieces offer precious gems, but they do offer other pieces of jewelry.
Tiffany’s was founded in 1837 by Charles Tiffany. There is a lot of heritage in their pieces. They offer groundbreaking designs, and even their name says a lot to people. Since 1837, they have produced thousands of collections. This is another well-known name in the jewelry business.
6. Susan Helmich
The main reason why Susan Helmich’s pieces are so well known is because of her dedicated work to quality and unique pieces. She only uses the most perfect gems in her pieces. She has set a high level of standard in the jewelry business.
7. Barbara Heinrich
Born in Germany, Barbara Heinrich grew up helping take care of the family winery. She would find things around the winery that she could turn into jewelry, such as shells. She sells her jewelry to art galleries around the country.
8. Mark Schneider
Mark Schneider is known for his simple and clean designs. He started a gemstone collection when he was in high school, and it led to a love for jewelry and jewelry design. He is also a third generation jeweler, so it runs in the family.
9. Carolyn Tyler
Not only is Carolyn Tyler a jewelry designer, but she specializes in watches. She is always working on new collections, such as a new spiritually oriented collection. She uses recycled 22 karat gold, so she is very eco-friendly in her work.
10. Whitney Boin
Whitney Boin designs pieces with his hands and heart. He is known as being the most innovated jewelry designers around. Some of the pieces he is known for are his engagement rings, as well as diamond necklaces.
These designers are just some of the more popular in the United States. There are many up and coming jewelry designers that are sure to make a spotlight for themselves in the near future. Jewelry designers tend to pass down their knowledge for many generations.
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