>> Thursday, December 11, 2008
Nina Nguyen Designs Collection
Look: Nina brings together a collection of timeless distinction, meticulously handcrafted using high quality metal and gemstones. The collection reflects classic sophistication yet exudes an artistic appeal. Stylish for daily wear yet elegant enough for an evening on the town.
Stone: Semi-precious and precious
Metal: 14k Gold Filled; 22k Vermeil or Sterling.
Technique: Handcrafted, crochet, wire work and casting.
Price Point: $200-$500
Nina's world travels have influenced her creativity, with her Asian background being the most influential. As a young girl growing up in war-torn Vietnam, Nina loved to help her Uncle, a goldsmith, in his jewelry foundry where he designed jewelry castings.
Nina Nguyen circle amethyst multi strand bracelet. Hammered goldtone triple strand link bracelet with amethyst stone accents.
At very young age Nina started designing jewelry. Her passion and inspiration for jewelry design has been her motivation over the intervening years, bridging her cultural background with her new home in the United States. After a journey to India in 2004, Nina undertook the ambitious enterprise of starting a jewelry design firm, Nina Nguyen Designs. Nina undertook the ambitious enterprise of starting a jewelry design firm, Nina Nguyen Designs.
Sparkling Kite Earrings : 18k Gold plated filigree, cubic zirconia, and 14k gold filled post earrings.
Nina says "I want my jewelry to be unique, feminine, stylish, maintain an elegant simplicity and, at the same time, be filled with expression to empower the wearer. It gives me much pleasure to contribute to the beauty of women. My hope is that every woman will enjoy wearing my jewelry as much as I enjoy designing each and every piece "