(BOULDER, Colo.) – Nina Nguyen Designs 2014 Wisteria collection pairs the inspirational beauty of the line’s namesake flower with versatile designs that will remain stylish for seasons to come.
Drawing from her love of nature and travel, owner Nina Nguyen continues to design fashion-forward collections using all-natural precious and semi-precious stones.
The Wisteria collection was inspired by a trip that Nguyen took to Tokyo. While bicycling through the city and around its skyscrapers, she was delighted to find wisteria growing in abundance. Like wisteria blossoms, the pieces in Nguyen’s 2014 collection are both delicate and graceful, yet timeless in their beauty.
Her necklettes are 38-40” strands of natural stones such as amethyst, hessonite, green agate, blue lapis and chrysoprase. The length of each necklette makes them extremely versatile, allowing them to be worn as a single long strand, double wrapped as a necklace, or wound around the wrist as a bracelet.
Stunning druzy enhancers pair beautifully with each necklette. Druzy stones are formed naturally, over millions of years, as quartz crystals inside or on top of other stones. Complementing the varied colors of wisteria, Nina chose amethyst, sand, black and pearly white druzy for many of her enhancers.
With the Wisteria collection, Nina also unveils her image collaboration with renowned high-fashion photographer Joanna Krusta. Krusta created all the photography in Nina Nguyen Designs 2014 line book, with stunning results.
Nina Nguyen Designs jewelry helps any woman define her own style with intricate, colorful and artistic creations. The designs embrace earth-conscious materials, as shown by the organic gemstones in the Wisteria collection.
The artisans in the Nina Nguyen Studios Women’s Cooperative in Vietnam receive above-average wages, full benefits and professional training for both work and life. The Women’s Cooperative links Nina’s commitment to empowering women with her continuing ties to her homeland.
“I create each piece to be unique, feminine and stylish. I envision my pieces empowering the wearer,” says Nguyen. “My hope is that every woman will enjoy wearing my jewelry as much as I enjoy designing each and every piece.”