Jewelry by Elke Kramer

This post is a testament to the incredible power of product packaging. Before I’d even seen the jewelry inside these cases (which were previewed in a tweet from Leif owner, Stacey), I knew I wanted to own them. If for nothing else than to have those gorgeous little boxes in my hands. Then when I saw the jewelry inside — and loved it as much as the packaging — I felt doubly excited. These spectacular jewelry designs (and boxes) are from Australian jewelry designer Elke Kramer. Kramer has managed to master both of my jewelry weaknesses: adorable packaging that’s as cute as the baubles inside and jewelry that feels equal parts sculpture and decoration. Working with a custom-crafted resin that resembles different stones and minerals, Elke crafts pieces that feel like miniature modern sculptures for your hands and ears. That double-sided ring below is my favorite, but you can check out and shop the full series right here. And those boxes? Don’t toss those in the trash; they’re almost as beautiful as the jewelry inside. (Prices range from $62 to $98 for these pieces.) xo, grace



  1. Amber kane says:

    I appreciate that the packaging has the same asthetic as the jewelry. Great design!

  2. Sarah Croft says:

    I totally just want a box as a gift.

    But really I would be so stoked to see one of these pieces in it too!

  3. Ioanna says:

    She has unparallel taste and sense of design… Eventhough the materials are not what you would call “noble” (she even uses real concrete for god’s sake!) , her jewellery is so precious, in the way they are designed. Even the packaging is part of the experience. Amazing.

  4. Harriet says:

    love Elke’s work! I wear a little Elke every day…

  5. Melvin says:

    Those are some really cool pieces! Anyone know how I can contact Elke to talk about carrying items in my store?

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