Posts Tagged Jewelry Design

YUKA SAITO
Jewelry Design ’99

Yuka Saito creates naturalistic pieces, mostly from polypropylene, in her Upper West Side studio. She is inspired by nature but does not aim for verisimilitude. Her jewelry has sold in numerous gallery shows and resides in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Museum of Arts and Design in…

JINBI PARK
Jewelry Design ’13

Jinbi Park won the Future of the Industry Award from MJSA, a national jewelry design association, for Cacophony of Harmony, a resin necklace she made in an alternative-materials class at FIT. Her current work, available on jinbidesign.com, is mostly silver and gold in organic shapes inspired by the natural world.  Featured Image: Cacophony of Harmony,…

The Art of Craft

I make applied art,” says Wendy Yothers, assistant professor of Jewelry Design. “Everything has a use.” Yet there’s nothing remotely utilitarian or ordinary about her work, pieces of which have been purchased for the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Corning Museum of Glass, and the Vatican Museums. She’s incised intricate moiré effects into knife blades…