There are a variety of jewelry designers around the world presenting us with their creations of metals and stones.
Let’s take a look at five jewelry designers from different locations worldwide that you may not have heard of but you must know.
Anna Hu Haute Joaillerie – From Taiwan – Anna Hu, 36 years old, was destined to create designer jewelry as the daughter of a diamond dealer. However, her first passion was the cello until a shoulder injury prevented her from playing. She enrolled as a student at the Gemological Institute of America and started her own brand in 2007. In May 2017, her “Orpheus” ring fetched US$2,592,663 at Christie’s Hong Kong, five times over the estimate and a new auction record for a piece by a contemporary designer jewelry.
Amee Philips – From Malaysia, Ms. Philips launched her own label in 2002 focusing on the Peranakan heritage of Penang to design her bold designer jewelry pieces. She loves versatility and created the V-clip and E-clip, which allow the wearer to easily secure additional pieces of jewelry to an existing design, in effect creating their own interpretation.
Adriana Guelfi Herrera, Jeweller-By-Nature – From Uruguay, Ms. Guelfi Herrera creates and produces all her designer jewellery by hand herself and are mostly one-of-a-kind. Her collection, Dead Nature…Alive, is an ecosystem composed of small collections inspired by nature from natural resources of silver, bronze, gold bath, native stones, and leather.
Alizée Guinochet – From France, Ms. Guinochet has been a model, an actress, the granddaughter of a renowned Parisian jeweler and the ex-fiancee to illusionist/magician David Blaine of which they share a daughter together. In 2016, Ms. Guinochet launched her first official designer jewelry collection remaining true to her identity: simplicity and distinction.
Whitney Boin Collection – From New York City, Mr. Boin has a reputation as one of the most innovative and technically proficient jewelry designers in the world. His designer jewelry speaks softly of simple harmony and sophistication and his engagement rings, diamond necklaces, and pearl bracelets are award winning.