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Cocktail Rings

Make a Statement with Cocktail Rings Cocktail rings are defined as oversized rings that usually feature wide or thick metal bands and large precious or semiprecious stones. They’re meant to be dramatic, attention-getting, and just a little bit over the top. Perhaps why they are so popular with celebrity divas! This kind of statement jewelry has been popular since the 1920s when most people dressed for dinner, which is how these dazzling rings got their name. Usually worn on the middle or …

Jewelry Buyers May Now View Handmade Jewelry Collections by John S. Brana in the Altitude Promotions Fashion Showroom

… collections which are showcased include the Muir Woods Collection of nature-inspired jewelry, the Nob Hill Collection of fine silver filigree earrings, the SoMa Collection of statement cuffs, the Barbary Coast Collection of semi-Precious Gemstone necklaces and wire-wrapped earrings, and the Pacific Heights Collection of large carat gemstone earrings and cocktail rings. The Altitude Promotions showroom is located in the San Francisco Fashion Collective at 680 8th Street, Suite 240, San Francisco, …

New Beaded Gemstone Earrings – Barbary Coast Collection

Are you ready for something different? I have been working on an innovative style of wire wrapped beaded gemstone earrings for spring to the Barbary Coast Collection. These new earrings feature various semi-Precious Gemstone beads in either Fine Silver, 14K Gold Filled, or 14K or 18K Gold. Current selections include Apatite, Aquamarine, Carnelian, Crystal Quartz, Garnets, Freshwater Pearls, and Peridot. Limited quantities are available online as well as through selected Bay Area …

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

Inspired by the Bay Area’s natural beauty, jewelry designer John S. Brana presents exciting new additions to his distinctive Monterey and SoMa jewelry collections. Carefully handcrafted with the utmost precision and care, John’s designs evoke the sensual and ever-changing elements of nature. For the Monterey collection, John features Italian mesh, an extremely fine brass wire that is meticulously woven to resemble a filigree net. Nickel-free, waterproof and heat-resistant, this delicate …

SoMa Collection Expands to Include Hammered Copper Jewelry

… as it is at trendy coffee shops. Stay tuned for more handcrafted necklaces, earrings, and bracelets in multiple textures and metals set with semi-Precious Gemstone beads over the next few months Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry BlogCasual Jewelry Looks for Your Labor DayThis Summer’s Hottest Colors in JewelryHandmade Jewelry by John S Brana …

The Bead Shop Features John S. Brana – Distinctive Jewelry

… Working in sterling silver, fine silver, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K yellow and white gold wire, and pure silver and 22k gold precious metal clay, John combines various hand carved semi-Precious Gemstone beads, fresh water pearls, and natural faceted gemstones to create unique, one-of-a-kind, custom handcrafted art jewelry for both men and women. For an online portfolio, please visit www.johnsbrana.com Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry BlogCasual Jewelry Looks for Your Labor DayThis …

SoMa Jewelry Collection Expands to Include Hammered Multiple Link Chain

… silver, 14K gold filled, or 14K gold. The result is that each piece feels like a hidden treasure. This versatile line is as appropriate at swank nightspots as it is at trendy coffee shops. Stay tuned for more handcrafted necklaces, earrings, and bracelets in multiple link chains and multiple strands set with semi-Precious Gemstone beads later this year. Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry BlogCasual Jewelry Looks for Your Labor DayThis Summer’s Hottest Colors in JewelryHandmade …

New Jewelry Designer John S. Brana’s premier collections honor old-world artistry and California’s surrounding beauty.

Bay Area native John S. Brana, former Charles Schwab VP of Finance launches his first jewelry collections for men and women inspired by the Bay Area’s natural beauty. The result is a collection of distinctive and meticulously handcrafted jewelry of the highest caliber. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 3, 2006 — Bay Area native John S. Brana, former Charles Schwab VP of Finance launches his first jewelry collections for men and women inspired by the Bay Area’s natural beauty. The …

JohnSBrana.com – Distinctive Designer Jewelry

… 14K Gold-Filled wire, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K Yellow and White Gold wire, Pure Silver and 22k Gold Precious Metal Clay (PMC), combined with Bali and Thai Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil beads, Swarovski crystals, hand carved semi-Precious Gemstone beads, Freshwater Pearls, and a variety of natural faceted Gemstones.My goal is to provide you with a standard of sophistication, confidence, and beauty that expresses your uniqueness when wearing one of my creations. From traditional classics to refined …