The following article is published in an online fashion newsletter written by the fashion editor for 5280 Magazine
Fab Finds: Transglobal Jewelry
With so much 1970s influence running through the spring collections, jewelry with an ethnic vibe is back in a big way this season. With that in mind, we chose exotic baubles to accent the caftans and bright prints shown in the fashion feature of this month’s 5280. Try out the trend by looking for statement pieces that combine metal with materials like horn or shell, spice-colored stones, and organic shapes. Here are just a few we found recently at local retailers:
Boulder designer Anna Holland creates one-of-a-kind necklaces by mixing traditional materials from various cultures, such as silver pendants from Afghanistan with Moroccan bone beads (pictured). Her attention to design details like texture, color, and weight have made her international clientele devoted collectors. Dorje Designs, necklaces start at $235, dorjedesigns.com.
Anna Holland has been participant in the Open Studios Fall Artist Tour.