This Down-to-Earth Jewelry Designer Makes Statement Pieces That Aren't Too Gaudy

This Down-to-Earth Jewelry Designer Makes Statement Pieces That Aren't Too Gaudy

When I first met jewelry designer Adam Foster last year, I was thoroughly impressed: Not only was the Midwesterner very down-to-earth - almost a rarity these days - but he was also an obvious talent and his pieces were unlike anything I'd seen before Based in St Louis, Foster, a School of the Art Institute of Chicago grad, creates custom rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets that make incredible statements without being gaudy.

What trends are you seeing with your Dallas customer?They want, obviously, big jewelry Big diamonds are great, but there's more out there Where are the lava pieces sourced?The Canary Islands.

She'll say, "This bracelet is too difficult I can't get this opened by myself" or, "These earrings are way too heavy." I'll say, ok that's a good point I also think about things like, does a piece sound good? I've been at galas where I've heard something and thought, what is that noise? There are a lot of things that aren't the sexy side of jewelry. More

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