Even in the face of an economic downturn, it feels like new jewelry designers are popping up constantly, with fresh brands and venture concepts. The demi-fine and fashion jewelry markets have steadily expanded—and as a result, there’s a new crowd of designers launching their first collections. But most importantly, they’re playing by their own rules, with groundbreaking designs, brand continuity, and approaches to bringing jewelry to market. Whether they’re following in the footsteps of a family legacy or pursuing a new dream, these designers have a unique story to tell—and the collections speak for themselves. Meet just a few of our favorites, below.
Greek designer Katerina Marmagioli wearing gold rings and cufflinks
Greek designer Katerina Marmagioli is inspired by her world travels and experiences living in Russia, the Middle East, and the Indian Peninsula. She travels the world, handpicking the stones and pearls used in her designs along the way.
Anomy by Katerina Marmagioli Pink Explosion ring €1,230.00 SHOP NOW Her senses will certainly be overwhelmed (in the best sense) when she’s presented with this ring. And you should expect nothing less, considering that it’s called Pink Explosion.
Top, clockwise from left: Rachel Atherley Plumage earrings, spotted at NY Now, August 2019; Effy Jewelry malachite and onyx ring, spotted at JCK Las Vegas 2019; Anomy Pearls ring, spotted at JCK Las Vegas 2019; and circa- 1940s Jean Schlumberger brooch, spotted at A La Vieille Russie in New York City (images via: @aelliott718)