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Sundance Artisan Spotlight: Polly Wales

October 4, 2017


Originally trained in sculpture, Sundance Artisan Polly Wales takes a playful, colorful approach to precious gems and metals. She finds beauty in imperfection, creating pieces that "always have unique and slightly unpredictable outcomes with a rough luxe."

Sundance Artisan Spotlight: Dana Kellin


Sundance Artisan Dana Kellin transforms enchanting gemstones and precious metals into sculptural forms that exemplify style. She cites Byzantine, Victorian and Elizabethan design influences, yet her creations are infused with undeniably modern undertones.Intricate twists of fine-gauge wire in gold or silver are a signature element of her jewelry, a painstakingly delicate technique that imparts refined femininity. On the inspiration for her latest pieces in our catalog, Dana tells in her own words:

Sundance Artisan Spotlight: Dennis Hogan

September 29, 2017


As a child, Sundance Artisan, Dennis Hogan split his free time between artistic and athletic pursuits. In college, he split his studies between art and economics. He went on to pursue a business career, but decided his heart was in the arts, left his job and moved to New Mexico. There he apprenticed with a well-known jewelry maker, absorbing traditional southwestern techniques and motifs while developing the unique style seen in his designs today. Watch the video below for more on what inspires him and shop his collection here.

Sundance Artisan Spotlight: Ananda Khalsa

September 26, 2017

Sundance Artisan Ananda Khalsa's creations exemplify the convergence of jewelry and art. Hand paintings of natural themes are a hallmark of her collection. Set behind crystal and framed in precious metals, they charm with sensitivity and symbolism. When she turns to gems, she looks for vibrancy and luminosity, hand selecting stones with the eye of a painter composing a palette.

Sundance Artisan Spotlight: Sarah McGuire


Chicago-based Sundance Artisan Sarah McGuire's subtle jewelry rewards scrutiny without clamoring for attention. She draws inspiration from the natural forms she found during childhood summers spent combing New England beaches, the classic modernist design she studied at New York's Parsons School of Design and man made curiosities that strike her fancy. Her organic, sculptural pieces hand-forged in sterling silver and high-karat gold epitomize timeless style.