Jewelry Designers at Home

Some of my favorite Sneak Peeks are the homes of jewelry designers. Whether it be a vintage sign, brass hardware or a piece of fine art, each designer’s unique eye for detail, color and texture is revealed through the pieces they display around their home. So today we decided to go through our archives of jewelry designers’ homes and showcase 13 of our favorites. From modern lofts in Los Angeles to traditional houses in New Orleans, the spaces here really highlight the way each designer pays attention to detail not just in their work, but in their homes. Keep your eyes peeled for the “memory wall” in Iwona Ludyga’s home- we love the way she brings jewelry store-style displays home to highlight her favorite souvenirs, artwork and collectables. -Shannon

Image above: The Los Angeles loft of jewelry designer Melissa McClure acts as both home and office, complete with a vintage jewelry store sign.

Image above: A Peace Treaty designer Farah Malik’s love of brass is apparent in her jewelry line as well as her home.

Image above: Hand-textured surfaces are a signature of Jennifer Sarkilahti’s jewelry line, Odette. That aesthetic is also present in this large scale painting she created that hangs in the kitchen of her home.

See more jewelry designers’ homes after the jump…

Image above: Susan, the designer behind jewelry line Esther K, keeps all of her vintage treasures on display in her New Orleans home. These curious finds create an inspired home and also inform the aesthetic of her jewelry design.

Image above: Valerie Ferus is a jewelry designer with a deep appreciation of art and design, as seen here in the dining room of her Philadelphia home.

Image above: The tiny trinkets on the “memory wall” of Iwona Ludyga’s home reflect the delicate quality of her jewelry line.

Image above: Winifred Gundeck creates jewelry inspired by rich textures, patterns and adornments, much like the furniture that fills her home.

Image above: Billy Bartels’ jewelry line, Vim Beget on display in his Seattle home.

Image above: Each piece in Lizzie and Kathryn Fortunato’s home has a history and tells a story, much like the jewelry they create.

Image above: Flea market finds fill the home of Workhorse jewelry designer Nicole Sutton.

Image above: Jewelry designer and ceramicist Juliet Gorman’s home has a storied past — a jazz musician and a well-known saxophone player previously lived in this space.

Image above: Caitlin Mociun brings the unique sense of color and texture signature to her jewelry line to her Brooklyn home.

Image above: Anna Sheffield’s studio may be newly built, but with features like salvaged doors and vintage display cases, it possesses the character of a space that has been around for years, lending a timeless elegance that is also key to her jewelry design aesthetic.

mike kolodesh

Hard to say which one I like more but the rug in the last one is quite beautiful and that vintage sign in the first one really brings the space together. And a spiral staircase surrounded by books, that’s pretty nice too.


I LOVE Melissa McClure’s place. I have always loved the idea of a home/workspace like that.

Clay Toporski

Love the kitchen. Although, maybe not so much the brass. The open shelves, the wood tabletops and the white cinder block walls all add so much texture and rustic charm. It really is lovely. I do really like the brass stove hood, but I’m not really feeling the brass knobs and such.

The spiral staircase with bookshelves is also perfect.


I love the ornate furnishing’s in Winifred’s home…and I am also comforted by the site of the power cords under the wardrobe…i thought mine was the only place where they stick out like a sore thumb :)