The SoMa Collection is characterized by an understated contemporary urban refinement. Aluminum, Copper, Fine and Sterling Silver, and 14K gold is hammered, chased, and sculpted into bold cuffs link earrings and necklaces, and wire wrapped stone pendants. Each piece consists of a basic geometric theory of repeating shapes and though some may be embellished with splashes of colored gemstones, meticulous attention to the metal’s textured detail steals the show. Matching sets of link earrings, necklaces, rings, and bracelets are a beautiful and simple combination or a bold hammered cuff may stand alone. (Press and Celebrity Photos)
The South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco is a diverse area where industrial warehouses sit side by side with chic boutiques and contemporary art galleries. Better known as SoMa, this area is one of the most robust and bustling areas of the City of the Bay, and its spirit has inspired a line of jewelry with an edge all its own--the John S. Brana Handmade Jewelry SoMa Collection.
Jewelry Inspired by the Urban Environs of SoMa
The John S. Brana Handmade Jewelry SoMa Collection is meant to embody the environs of SoMa. The collection shows off the beauty of precious metals, giving a nod to the industrial buildings that serve as landmarks in the neighborhood. At the same time, each piece is modern, refined and truly a work of art, speaking to the bustling creative scene that is SoMa. The pieces in the collection can be effortlessly mixed and matched and layered to create stunning jewelry looks.
Exquisite Hand Hammered Details
One of the key features of the John S. Brana Handmade Jewelry SoMa Collection is hand hammered texturing. This process gives precious metals a distinctive look with repeated patterning. Hammering a metal increases its shine and allows for a greater play of shadow to give depth and dimension to the pieces. The hand hammered detailing combines with the unique geometric and curved shapes shown throughout the collection to make each piece truly one of a kind.
What You'll Find in the Collection
In the John S. Brana Handmade Jewelry SoMa Collection, you'll find an assortment of pieces that are incredibly versatile. The line includes hammered bracelets, hammered earrings, hammered necklaces and hammered scarf rings made out of aluminum, copper, fine silver and 14-karat gold. You can refine your search and review pieces of a certain size, style or color using the links at the left.