Hawaii Jewelry That's Edgy
Local designers get down to the pretty-gritty with a new crop of edgy-chic pieces.
By Brie Thalmann; Photography by David Croxford and Kristen Hook
|Kalihi designer Sonya Monique’s featherlike Blue Presence earrings, $82, are crafted from strips of supple leather. Collins & 8th, 560 Pensacola St., Suites 4 and 5, 593-9696.|
|Unflinchingly cool, the Oahu-designed Panacea line sets polished stones in bullet shells. Necklace, $78, The Butik, 1067 Kapiolani Blvd., #A3, 593-4484.|
|Textured finishes give Misa Jewelry’s tribal-inspired rings an organically urban feel. Azteca Arrow ring, $195, Riches Kahala, Kahala Mall, 737-3303.|
||Opt for the unexpected with Honolulu-turned-New York-designer Bliss Lau’s Whisper earrings, designed to loop over the ear. Earrings, $190, I Am Shop, 1221 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 111, 593-2767.|
|Daintily dangerous, the B. D’Angelo line offers slim, gold vermeil cuffs that Mililani High School and FIDM alum Marissa Beatrice casts from handmade wax molds. Cuff, $140, Fighting Eel, 1133 Bethel St., 524-1472.|