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Designer Spotlight: Ida Elsje

August 29, 2015

I could not be more excited to be carrying the incredible work of top South African Jewelry designer Ida Elsje! I first found out about Ida's work through a friend during a visit to South Africa in 2008. Her oversized earrings are stunning, and I'm so glad to be able to share them with you. 

Ida Elsje's work is regularly seen on runways and in magazines in South Africa and across the world. Her signature style is an inspired, electric mix of vintage and modern aesthetics, and she is totally unafraid to push the boundaries of what is expected. Ida's line includes dramatic oversized earrings in organic shapes, bespoke headpieces, one of a kind layered necklaces, personalized engagement rings with custom cut diamonds and other semi-precious stones, even diamonds suspended in resin. 

The hand crafted 24 karat gold plated earrings we carry from Ida's collection are all handmade in Ida's Church Street studio in Cape Town using the same tools jewelers have been using for the past 100 years. Ida's passion for her craft and total commitment to quality is evident in the fine craftsmanship that goes into every piece of jewelry she creates. 

Shop all of Ida Elsje's Earrings here

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