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WILL "GEM-WORTHY" WONDERS NEVER CEASE?

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Winter inspires us to hibernate; especially when temps reach that negative mark.  Samara has been busy in her studio creating new, intensely colored designs like the above pendants, featuring 14K yellow and white gold, diamonds,  emeralds, ruby, and blue zircon.

 

Why are April birthdays always so happy?

Because Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend!

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With canary, champagne and vibrant blue diamonds, in addition to interesting cuts and shapes, who wouldn't have a hard time choosing just one birthstone gift in April?

 


SAMARA JEWELRY DESIGNS DRESSES LOCAL WOMAN FOR 2013 PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS!

Samara Jewelry Designs has recently had the pleasure of dressing Mrs. Toby Mason, of Sister Bay, in designer jewelry for the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. Pictured below, Mrs. Mason was wearing 14K white gold earrings with .87 total carat weight diamonds and two stunning 12.3mm pearl drops. Toby is also wearing a beautiful “circle” necklace in 14K white gold with .37 total carat weight pavé diamonds. And for the finishing touch, an 18K white gold bangle bracelet, with 4.10 total carat weight blue sapphires, and a trim of .65 total carat weight white diamonds.

 

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Mrs. Mason is at the Emmys supporting her youngest son, Douglas Graves, whom is a self taught visual effects specialist, originally from Green Bay, WI, and currently residing in the greater Los Angeles area. Douglas was nominated for “Outstanding Special Visual Effects” for his work on the Show Defiance. Defiance is a science fiction television series which airs on the Sci-Fi channel, and has been picked up for a second season starting June 2014. The “Outstanding Special Visual Effects” category is the only category the show was nominated in, and even though they didn’t pick up the award, Mrs. Mason said “it was an experience we wouldn’t trade in for anything…”

The 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards aired on Sunday, September 22nd on CBS.

 

 

 

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Door County Wedding Insider

 

Door County Wedding Insider, Morgan Mann, sat down with Samara Christian earlier this spring to talk about all things wedding! From what bridal jewelry to choose, keepsakes and the very simple "do's" and "don'ts" on your wedding day. To take a look at the interview, head to the Door County Wedding Insider blog: http://doorcounty.com/wedding-blog/10-minute-talks/10-minutes-with-samara-christian/

 

 

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SAMARA JEWELRY DESIGNS

Samara Jewelry Designs is once again featured on Fox11's "Living with Amy." August 15th, Samara focused on the latest in jewelry fashion, like bright colors and hammered gold, and September 10th, she explained the exciting process that goes into our custom creations! Watch now: http://www.fox11online.com/

  
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Samara's "Phoenix" pendant Published!

 

Samara's "Phoenix" pendant (pictured) has been accepted in Lark Books' Showcase 500: Art Necklaces. This book is part of an international book-series published by art and design press, “Lark Books,” and it's now available to the public! 
 
As the title implies, this publication features 500 pieces from top jewelry designers worldwide. With books published evey three years, this year's publication focuses on distinctive necklaces made of materials that range from traditional metals, to nylon, precious and semi-precious stones, fibers, and found objects.
 
Sam's "Phoenix" pendant is a one-of-a-kind, Glen Lehrer carved-druzy, set in 14K white and rose gold, trimmed with .384 total carat weight diamonds, and accented by one .06 carat round brilliant cut champagne diamond.
 

 

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Samara Jewelry Designs  debut on "Living with Amy" on Fox 11

 November 28th, Bridal Segment and December 5th, Gemstones!

See our debut on "Living with Amy" featuring our lost-cast wax process, by going to: http://www.fox11online.com  

 


Published Designs

 
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#1  “Daffodil”

       

#2 "Kite Wing"

       

#3 “Emmy"

Agate druzy 14K yellow gold 

White diamonds, lost wax 

cast, pave set, carved

       

Peridot, 14K white gold,

14K yellow gold with white diamonds

       

18K yellow gold,

yellow diamonds, white diamonds,

 boulder opal, golden south sea

 pearl, lost wax cast, hand carved

 and hand finished

500 Gemstone Jewels

500-gemstones-book.jpg500 Gemstone Jewels is an international book published by “Lark Books” and available at Barnes and Noble worldwide. As the title implies, this publication features 500 works of the top jewelry designers in the world. Our Art Professors from the University of Wisconsin Stout, encouraged us to submit examples of our custom jewelry designs for publication. Each artist can submit up to three designs to be juried.

 

Sam and I selected six of our newest designs of which three pieces were published.“We are very proud to be a part of this exclusive book and to be included with such other fine and talented designers. This is one of the biggest accomplishments and highlights of our career.”

 

 

Press Release September 21st 2011

Samarajewelrydesigns.com, has been recognized by New York based Graphic Design USA for excellence in web design. Trivera Interactive, Menomonee Falls, built the site, submitted it for consideration four months ago. Both Trivera and Samara Jewelry Designs are thrilled to have received national recognition. Only 15% of the 8,000 entries submitted to the American Graphic Design Awards are recognized with an Award Certificate of Excellence!

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