18 kt yellow gold cascading shell drop earrings with diamonds, 0.15 cttw
The item you receive might vary slightly from the product picture due to being 100% handmade and designed with unique materials.
Heinrich has not only exhibited nationally and internationally but has also served as a juror at ACC conferences, given lectures, taught workshops and won countless awards for her contemporary jewelry. She is highly recognized for her textured surface treatments of gold like soft brushing, granulations and embossing. Heinrich’s work is hand fabricated directly in her studio. Using mainly traditional goldsmith techniques and tools, she and her team of talented and professionally trained jewelers create pieces that display the unique multi- textured finishes in 18 karat gold that Barbara has become known and recognized for.
Barbara studied jewelry and hollowware design in Germany after completing a formal gold-smithing apprenticeship at Pestalozzi Kinderdorf and then completed her MFA at Rochester Institute of Technology in the United States. She is currently the president of the American Jewelry Design Council, is an active member of numerous professional jewelry organizations, and is considered a contemporary leader in the art jewelry industry.