Melanie Bilenker's heartbreakingly intimate vignette etched on a simple brooch is a one-of-a-kind accessory. The nude woman expresses something elusive on both sides of the enamel pin, both in her face and her sinewy pose.
Maison des Perles
While haute couture has, in recent years, moved toward displaying the textural qualities of embellishment through abstraction, Maison des Perles brooches, pins and necklaces are largely representational. Founding artist Môko Kobayashi uses classical...
Emphasizing the embellishment side of scarf design, Scottish jewelry-maker Karen Mabon approaches the classic silk accessory like an artist to a canvas, creating statement pieces that are as imaginative as they are stylish. Mabon—who graduated...