Jewelry to women is like a dollop of delicious butter on your morning toast, you don’t leave the house without it. Whether your taste is minimal or if you’re into chunky eye-catching jewelry, we have listed out for you international jewelry labels that are worth checking out and items that are worth coveting. It’s time to get your bling on!
If a modern day Cleopatra walked amongst us today, Paula Mendoza would’ve surely been her jeweler. This Columbian jewelry designer’s creations are dominated by a burnished gold aesthetic with bold and mesmerizing designs.A former journalist, Mendoza became interested in jewelry about a decade ago, and went to Peru to learn the craft. Paula’s designs are now popular favorites among fashion editors and celebrities her alike. Her famous serpentine hand cuff was even donned by Beyonce in her ‘XO’ music video. Chunky clusters of gold beads interspersed with hints of emerald and turquoise is what sums up Paula’s whimsical label. Her pieces retail at online portals such as net-a-porter & Luisaviaroma.
Lulu Frost is a jewelry and accessories brand founded in New York City in 2004 by designer and CFDA member Lisa Salzer. What an appropriate brand name this is as when one looks at her jewelry ,it resembles delicious confectionaries and is reminiscent of delectable cake frosting. Lulu Frost has Victorian and Deco base concepts with modern touches. The jewelry is quirky,statement and has riot of colours. In 2014 the brand exclusively collaborated with American clothing label J.Crew to create a lust-worthy line of accessories. Lulu Frost has loyal wearers such as Taylor Swift and First lady Michelle Obama. This joyful jewelry line can be found on Colette & Neiman Marcus.
Suhani Pittie has many laurels to her name. The Indian designer started her namesake label in 2004 in Hyderabad.A graduate from the Gemological institute of America, Suhani has been listed by Vogue Italia as one of the ‘Five designers to watch out from India’. She is also the recipient of the ‘Singem Award for Excellence’ in the field of gemology. Suhani’s designs are based on contradiction of elements, hence her designs are extremely intricate and out-of the box and she uses popular techniques such as engraving and filigree. She is heavily influenced by Indian Heritage and culture and her first collection was called ‘Grunge Begum’ that contained copper coins and beryls. The label retails at Pernia’s Pop up shop.
Aurelie Bidermann’s jewelry is characterized for the jet set traveller. It contains tinges of Bohemia and can be worn in delicate layers. A Parisian at birth, Bidermann started her brand in 2004 after studying gemology in Antwerp and having previously worked at Sotheby’s. The designer recently launched a Flagship store in Soho,Newyork. Bidermann’s love of exploration has made its way into her line of colorful, covetable bijoux, which wittily integrate methods and materials culled from her travels, with gold-dipped organic materials for a luxurious, laid-back bohemia. Her Copacabana bracelet, for example, marries a minimal cuff silhouette with earthy, vibrant friendship bracelet-esque braiding.
Written By Tanya Mehta