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Adorned

August 3, 2015

Life is too short to wear boring jewelry! The right pieces can make an outfit, they add zest to the plain and play up the eccentric. Stacked bracelets, statement necklaces and sparkly earring bring smiles to our faces and others round us. Real or fake, big or small, understated or over the top; jewelry lifts the spirits and lifts a look. Here we share just a snippet of the amazing Newport Beach artisans and boutiques that carry the perfect pieces to add to your collection.

Visit Studio SUZAN and you’ll experience a true master of her craft. With 20 years in the business, Suzan Zahedi creates pieces for every woman of every age who loves to collect beautiful things and give meaningful gifts.  All pieces are hand made in her studio just steps away from her boutique.  Her current collection boasts beautiful pieces in hand wrought silver and rose gold, adorned with horn, african shells, ancient coins, glass and opals to name a few. Suzan loves the rawness of jewelry making and often leaves the signs of wear and tear in her work to show that everything has imperfections and that they are beautiful. When visiting her boutique don’t forget to take a peek into her her artist studio, always greeted with a hug and a warm hello, it’s great way to meet the artist herself and get a tour of her inspiration.  SUZAN Jewelry can also be found at The Bay Front Boutique at the Balboa Bay Resort along the Newport Riviera.

Studio SUZAN

Born out of the love of the rustic outdoors, inspired sisters Elizabeth Stafford White and Jacquelyn Stafford Buckner created the whimsical brand Twine & Twig in 2013. We first stumbled up them at Bardot Boutique, where owner Dana bought the line and then quickly sold of of it. Luckily all stocked up now, Dana loves that the pieces are created with a neutral color palette in mind which mixes well with her most casual to her most colorful items. Twine & Twig offers quality craftsmanship and incredible attention to detail. Each piece is one of a kind, handcrafted and designed by the two sisters. Hand tied with their signature suede strap their pieces features unique and naturally sourced eco-friendly materials from regions throughout the world.

Twine & Twig

Nan Fusco has created a truly unique line of artisan jewelry that captures the idyllic setting of the pacific. It is from here where the ocean, land and sky meld into a symphony of unprecedented natural beauty that Nan draws her inspiration. Each and every piece is a statement of supreme individuality handcrafted by Nan herself using exceptional quality precious and semi-precious stones, coupled with the highest quality chain, sterling and fiery pavé diamonds, her collection comprises a crossover of fine and fashion jewelry unmatched for its wondrous harmony of color, scale and stunning design. Her design studio is right down the street in Laguna Beach but you can collect her coveted items right off PCH at Mi Place in Newport Beach.

Nan Fusco

Written by Leslie Christen

Leslie Christen is one of Southern California’s most sought-after personal stylists and the founder of the region’s leading independent styling company: Leslie Christen | LifeStyling. Leslie’s stylish and educational Web site, LeslieChristen.com , gives her audience inspiring tips and showcases cutting-edge trends and images on the latest in designer fashions. Leslie spent years as a personal stylist and costume designer in the fashion and entertainment industries, and is also a fashion contributor for several local publications. Her extensive experience in the fashion world has given her the talent to quickly assess strengths, minimize body challenges and authentically express her clients’ individuality.

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