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Nu Gold Bark Dangle Earrings from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry

Nu Gold Bark Drop Earrings from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry

Stylish Nu Gold Bark Drop Earrings by john brana Jewelry When you’re walking through the forest, surrounded by trees on every side, you just can’t help but notice the exquisite forms that the bark makes as it travels up along the side of the trunks. It’s nature’s true artistry with no two sections of bark ever looking quite the same. The John S Brana Nu Gold Bark Drop Earrings are inspired by these beautiful forms and have a handsome one of a kind look of their own …

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Copper Cuffs Featured by San Francisco Chronicle – The Beauty Issue – Passport to the Dark Side

Fall looks include black, rich burgundy, copper, or plum hues lightened with a touch of pine or violet.  Read more about the latest Fall trends  and how to get the season’s most dramatic looks in “The Beauty Issue” of the San Francisco Chronicle’s Style Section by Carolyne Zinko. Make a statement in whatever you wear with a focal piece of copper jewelry. When new and unfinished, it can present as pink and shiny as rose gold. Over time, copper tends to darken, developing …

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MJSA – Manufacturing Jewellers and Suppliers of America Features Men’s Jewelry by John S. Brana

Designing and Manufacturing Men’s Jewelry for Today’s Man “Simplistic designs that showcase a texture instead of a stone have a wide appeal with men, says Karri Ann Frerichs for San Francisco—based designer john brana. If a stone is used, it’s usually solo and set flush with the surface. In addition, she reports that men look for pieces with significant weight that offer durability, shying away from lightweight pieces that they don’t perceive will withstand the daily wear …

Unique Handmade Copper Jewelry

… tarnish over time but can be easily restored to its original state. You can purchase commercial cleaning cloths or dip your jewelry in a bath of warm water, a few drops of lemon juice and some salt. Dry with a soft cloth and the original warmth and beauty of your pieces will quickly return. Note: silver polish should not be used on copper jewelry as it is abrasive and can mar the finish. Handmade copper jewelry by john brana uses a special process to produce a unique mottled patina in varying …

John S. Brana – Distinctive Jewelry – Now Available at Art People in the Crocker Galleria, San Francisco

John S. Brana – Distinctive Jewelry is now available for purchase at Art People, 50 Post Street Suite 41, on the second floor of the Crocker Galleria. Handcrafted designs from each of Brana’s seven women’s jewelry collections, all inspired by eclectic San Francisco themes, are showcased. Art People is the forth bay area gallery or retailer to carry Brana’s 14K-18K gold, silver, copper and gemstone jewelry collections. Art People hosts monthly art and wine tasting parties open to the …

Jewellery World Review Magazine Features John S. Brana Handcrafted Designer Jewelry – Reflections of Nature

Based in Bangkok Thailand, Jewellery World Review is a highly informative trade (wholesale) magazine that specializes in an eclectic coverage of design, industry news, and feature articles from designers, manufacturers, and exporters around the world. “John S. Brana – Reflections of Nature” was published in the February 2007 edition. JWR Magazine is published monthly and can be purchased through Amazon. An annual subscription runs $200USD. Recommended ReadingHandmade …

Bold and delicate treasures from John S. Brana – Dazzling New Spring/Summer 2007 Collection Unveiled

… piece has a modern touch, mingled with bohemian nuances. All of the above featured jewelry can be found in my SoMa and Monterey Collection’s along with many other selections in hammered fine silver, copper, 14K Gold Filled, 14K, and 18K Gold. Bold and delicate treasures from john brana – Dazzling New Spring/Summer 2007 Collection Unveiled     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PR Contact: Leena Lim Leary   415.205.7094   leena@theprcafe.com Bold and delicate …

The Bead Shop Features John S. Brana – Distinctive Jewelry

In celebration of its 25th anniversary and introduction of 2007 spring class curriculum “Awaken Your Creativity,” The Bead Shop (www.beadshop.com) of Palo Alto, CA features former student John S Brana. Owner Janice Parsons remarks “Over the past twenty-five years, I have seen students become recognized jewelry designers, bead store owners, and successful importers. I remember when john brana first walked through the doors of The Bead Shop. John came in to take a class and from then on, …