What is now a celebrated lavish creation that lends an artistic touch to your home interior used to showcase big, bold fashion jewelry in the eighties and nineties. Jay Strongwater
jewelry—which is still sold as a collection—was styled to “razzle-dazzle”. In an interview with “Doha Today,” Strongwater, the founder, said his transition from purely jewelry to home décor
isn’t unplanned or unexpected. He said he was drawn to clinical-like minimalism even at the height of his jewelry business. To him, jewelry designing is as organic to home interior accents as egg to bacon. “I remember I was working on creating this new earring one day twenty years… I was using those different bezels and twisted wires and all those jewelry components, and all of a sudden it turned into a beautiful picture frame,” he recalled one of his early forays into home décor
Jay Strongwater is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro and Winston-Salem.