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Blog - Independent Jewelry Designers

A Q&A with One Oak by Sara designer, Sara Reichert

At Visible Interest, we agree that indie jewelry designer Sara Reichert is one of a kind.  Her jewelry collection One OAK by Sara, which stands for “One-Of-A-Kind, is full of sophisticated modern jewelry that blends the textures of natural gemstones with edgy chains. Sara finds inspiration in antique stores, flea markets and in vintage jewelry that she [...]

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Naturally Modern

With Earth Day on the horizon, we'd thought we'f focus on the ultimate designer, Mother Nature.  Nothing else we create can match her brilliance, originality and variety. It’s why her work provides the inspiration for so many visualists in all fields.At Visible Interest, we’re of course taken with the modern interpretation of all things natural, [...]

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Portland Style

Decidedly Modern is decidedly West this week, checking out all things Portland, Oregon.We’re inspired by the unique and individualistic, albeit very casual, approach to fashion.Here are some things we'd pile up on for an extended stay: Boyfriend JeansSubstantial bootsArtistic shirtCool anorakDistinctive bagUptown punk jewelryPortland is a mecca for all things handcrafted and the small independent artisan [...]

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A Q&A with designer Michelle Chang

At Visible Interest, we're smitten with the modern charm of Michelle Chang jewelry. Michelle has a knack for putting a cool spin on all sorts of shapes and symbols, from the Crescent Moon Pendant Necklace to the Egyptian Eye Ring with Diamonds. Michelle draws upon the skills she learned as a fine artist, interior designer and illustrator to create what [...]

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Up Next

While we love the end of the year lists that name the best books, movies, images and cultural moments of the year past, what gets us really excited are those lists that look ahead to the trends and ideas that will be guiding us in the year to come. And when it comes to [...]

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A Q&A with Lumo designer, Lucia Mouet

At Visible Interest, we love the stunningly spare look of Lumo jewelry. From the Crossroad Ring to the highly coveted XL Bar Ear Cuff, Lumo jewelry exudes that casual, laid-back Southern California vibe and beautiful handmade simplicity that makes it eminently wearable and the epitome of modern jewelry. Lumo jewelry is the creation [...]

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Three Very Modern Ideas

We all do it.  Think about what we should do differently.  Try to have a modern mindset.  Beyond the “eat healthier, exercise more” commonalities, we’d like to offer up three of our favorite declarations1. Always leave the house looking current.It’s just as easy to throw on those very now slip-on loafer sneakers as it is [...]

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Modern with a Capital T

Anyone who reads fashion magazines or websites, or even the newspaper in a major market, would have to have seen the ad campaign for Tiffany’s new T Collection, which touts the clean lines and simplicity of their frankly beautiful jewelry.One headline professes “Unapologetically Modern.” That line embodies a notion that we at Visible Interest, home [...]

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Decidedly Modern

Ever had a style crush on a local boutique? Where the owner had an uncanny sense of your unique, modern style and you always found something you loved?Welcome to the Visible Interest blog. We're is an online boutique that features a handpicked collection of modern jewelry by vetted independent jewelry designers. Here, you’ll discover [...]

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The Perfectly Imperfect Piece

There is something perfectly imperfect about a piece of handcrafted jewelry. It might not be exactly symmetrical or the finish might show slight flaws, but that is part of the allure. When purchasing a piece of handcrafted jewelry, you know you are getting something that has been lovingly thought about, planned, designed and made by [...]

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