“The Abyss cuffs and Scales earrings were inspired by the ocean waves and the hidden mysteries beneath deep waters."
Angie Stone for Vibe magazine wearing Copper Abyss cuffs, Abyss Scale earrings, and Abyss Scale bib necklace, circa 2004.
“Raphael Saadiq came to one of my sample sales after being referred by a friend. He gave me a copy of his first solo album,
'Instant Vintage,' and asked me to design gold necklaces that had a 1970s feel.
I used a dinosaur fossil and created an abstract swirl design that felt like something you would find in a thrift shop.”
Raphael Saadiq wearing one of a kind,14k gold, Circle Swirl and Dinosaur Fossil pendant necklaces, circa 2003.
Photographer: Kevin Winter for Getty Images.
FAR AND WIDE
“This Juicy magazine feature was really special as it was the first time I was featured in an international publication. It felt amazing to know that people knew about my collection in Japan. That was an amazing compliment."
Lorraine West Juicy magazine, Japan feature, circa 2004.