The brooch titled "Antoninette" drew inspiration from the fine detail found in flapper fashion in the 1920s. The use of fine detail achieved through the use of granules mimics the intricate detail found in Art Nouveau.
When designing in the ring "Yvette" inspiration from the Great Gatsby was used. Jewelry during the 1920s consisted of mostly of pearls and statement pieces. "Yvette" was designed to be both bold and elegant, while signifying a new beginning.
"Coco" necklace was inspired by Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel's fashion and trademark pearl strands. Her influence in fashion during the 1920s allowed women to express themselves and feel comfortable and confident. The "Coco" necklace gives the wearer an ability to express herself and her femininity.
"Inez" earrings mimic the vertical emphasis found in 1920s fashion. The elaborate dinner party fashion and atmosphere during the 1920s were also influential when designing the "Inez" earrings. The length accentuates the wearers neck and is feminine in its overall design.
The "Nicolette" earrings capture the fine detail and simplicity found in the 1920s, while making a bold statement when worn.
"Adelia" expresses the roaring 1920s through the use of fringe that is reminiscent of flapper fashion. The use of metal fan pieces insinuates the seductive beauty of flappers and their femininity.
"Noelie" is a convertible chest brooch and necklace. The piece draws inspiration from Art Deco and Art Nouveau through the combination of organic and geometric forms.
"Cecilia" hair comb is reminiscent of the elaborate headdresses worn in the 1920s. I use of peacock feathers within the hair comb communicates the femininity of the 1920s.