Happy New Year!
We hope that you and yours are safe and sound! Sending a huge THANK YOU for shopping small and supporting the gallery in good times and not such good times - we wouldn't be here without you!
Our Sag Harbor gallery is filled with fabulous new additions and we ARE OPEN AND READY to officially greet 2021 with all the right precautions in place !!!
If you are considering a gift or personal purchase of art or jewelry please shop our unique collection of beautiful artisanal fine jewelry and the Hamptons’ best selection of contemporary pop art. As always, we continue to show and support a select group of diverse jewelry designers and fine artists every day from 11-5 pm, by private appointment, on line or by phone. We are pleased to offer curbside service and free local delivery. If you'd like to contact us by phone during business hours please call us at 631.919.5172 and either Liz or I will be delighted to assist you...
Additionally, we are delighted to share that once again, Stella's been chosen by new York's MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN (MAD) as a RE:FINE Jeweler. MAD is a global destination and fierce promoter of independent, racially and culturally diverse artisanal jewelry designers from around the world so please consider supporting the Museum during these challenging times by becoming a member.
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"If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, who am I? If not now, when?"
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RE:FINE! MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN(MAD)TRUNK SHOW CONTINUES! OUR STELLA MARIS COLLECTION DEBUTS!
If you're MAD about jewelry shop the STELLA FLAME COLLECTION and enter your special code to receive your MAD membership savings.
Our Gratitude Amulet With diamond accent on the reverse is the perfect fine jewelry token of appreciation at this or any time. Celebrate life and show your appreciation with this specially priced 10 X "CHAI" symbol. Thank someone with this hope affirming hand crafted 18K gold vermeil and white sapphire accented treasure. Click the link below to see the reverse and get more details...
We're in the news!
FORBES article features STELLA FLAME JEWELRY trunk shows on luxury cruise ships. Follow the link to read all about our nautical off-season life!
Get Your Copy! book signing Thanksgiving Weekend 2020
Delighted and honored to be one of fourteen fine jewelry designers profiled by Kyle Roderick; author and photo editor, historian, lecturer and instagram influencer @bijouxreview. Turn directly to page 118 and read all about us!
Bejeweled: The World Of Ethical Jewelry
2nd Printing: 2020
Available at Stella Flame Gallery, Rizzoli Books, Amazon and fine book stores everywhere!
MEET FRANCESCA VILLA
Francesca Villa's inspiration comes from mixing and melting passions passed on to her since childhood. Her memories are filled with stories of her sea captain grandfather's voyages and the souvenirs and tales that accompanied them upon his return. She gets in touch with the world by travelling and her discoveries enrich and inform her work.
Her unique and joyful creations find a balance between superlative craftsmanship and innovative style. Francesca's challenge is to conceive and create miniature worlds where the relics of our experiences, through her jewelry creations, find new life and beauty.
Castro is a self-taught, American jewelry designer living in Istanbul. His extraordinary pieces are produced by hand in Istanbul and Geneva. He is an artist that draws outside the box and breaks the rules. With his uncompromising attention to detail and use of fancy color diamonds, unusual gemstones, precious metals and alternative materials he creates hauntingly beautiful pieces often referencing nature, the Middle Ages and African culture . His pieces typically combine a sense of whimsy with an edge. His "art of no style" is, in fact, the epitome of style.
MEET PINAR HAKIM
Pinar Hakim began her career as an antique dealer and decorator in Istanbul, Turkey. She transitioned into fine jewelry design, a childhood passion in 2010 with the launch of her eponymous jewelry collection. Pinar’s inspiration stems from her love of nature and antiques which brings a touch of bohemian soul to her stylish and elegant collection.
MEET SEFIK KABAS
Sefik Kabas spent his summers working at his family’s Urart Jewelry Studio in Istanbul, Turkey. Educated in Fine Arts in Scotland and America, Sefik established a high end interior design firm in Istanbul before transitioning into fine jewelry and launching Taru in 2014. Sefik’s attention to the most minute detail combined with his use of fancy natural color diamonds and sapphires sets Taru Jewelry apart.
meet loren Nicole
Loren began her career in the museum world as a textile conservator at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art. Her passion for prehistory informed her interest in ancient metal smithing and she began to study Ancient Greek technique with master goldsmiths in New York. From conception to creation each piece is designed and entirely made by hand by Loren using exclusively 22K gold in her Venice, California studio.
MEET ARMAN SUCIYAN
Arman Suciyan was born and raised in Istanbul where he apprenticed as a teenager in the Grand Bazaar. Educated in London at the prestigious Kent Institute of Art and Design, he launched his first collection in 2004 after an internship and 10 year stint as Stephen Webster’s head wax carver and model maker. Arman’s work is influenced by the sleekness and aerodynamics of the American automobiles of the late 1960’s and 70’s which he saw on the streets of Istanbul.
meet Will Hanigan
Will Hanigan, the son of a Master Pearler, is a third generation Australian pearl diver and fine jewelry designer. Will began designing pearl jewelry with the intention of showcasing his own aesthetic sensibility which appeals to a new generation of pearl enthusiasts as well as men and women of all ages looking for South Sea pearls of exceptional luster, size and color. He is currently based in Los Angeles and travels extensively bringing his extraordinary collection to all corners of the globe.
MEET LUCINE ALMAS
Lucine is a native New Yorker who has lived and studied in Italy, France and India. With a background in philosophy and design, Lucine has created a unique collection referencing the protective and healing powers of ancient amulets combined with the inherent properties of gemstones. Produced in Jaipur, Lucine’s collection reflects the culture of skilled Indian craftsmen whose artisanship dates back to Mughal times.
MEET ARARAT APARCI
Ararat Aparci was born and raised in Istanbul. He is a master creator and apprenticed with the greatest jewelry masters in the Grand Bazaar. He has worked in ateliers alongside Turkey's most celebrated designers and is an accomplished designer in his own right as well as a master of mechanisms.
Andrew Cotton is a British Artist educated at the prestigious St. Martins School Of Art. His work has been shown at the New Museum, Ward-Nasse Gallery, Ad Hoc Gallery, Pavesi Fine Arts, Jan Lawsen Art, and others. His work is represented in the Saatchi Collection as well as in luxury hotels, corporate headquarters and private residences globally.
Jojo Anavim is a contemporary American artist based in NYC. His work employs rich and vibrant color palettes and playful imagery often giving a nod to Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. Anavim is one of the few contemporary mixed media artists to have amassed an archive of vintage materials which he often uses as a point of departure in his work.
Anavim's work is part of the permanent collections in museums, hotels and private collections around the world including Dream's Downtown and Midtown Hotels NYC; Coca-Cola Museum, Atlanta, Georgia; New York Yankees Seats Collection, NYC; and, Surf Lodge Hotel, Montauk, NY.
Anavim is also recognized for his commissions for NBA players, corporate titans, chart topping musicians and entertainers including: Amar'e Stoudemire, Seth McFarlane, Selena Gomez, Big Sean, Paris Hilton, Sheldon Adelson, Daymond John, and others...
Larry Silver is a New York self taught contemporary mixed media artist. His work references current events and he often incorporates paper, paint and stencils in his work. In addition to his mixed media surfboards, Larry is known for his colorful, glossy, mantra pieces often featuring cheeky messages.
Sean Sullivan AKA Layer Cake is an American street artist who has found success in galleries around the world. He is a multi-faceted artist who focuses on fine/grafitti art, often incorporating stenciling and iconic "pop culture" characters pulled from periodicals and television.
His compositions are complex constructions involving layers of vintage comic book pages or periodicals, creating appealing collages which are then completed with his trademark stencil compositions
At the age of 8, Sandy Cohen was the youngest student enrolled in a college level art program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.
She has been formally trained in paint, water color, mixed media, sculpting and photography. Diagnosed with an autoimmune disease at the age of 20, Sandy is intermittently confined to a wheel chair. The condition has informed her art to a degree.
Her work often references Disney and Tex Avery characters that tell a story with an underlying message reflecting current social conditions. She has shown and at Art Basel with the Oliver Cole Gallery and Soho Ink. Her work has been exhibited at the Museo de Arte y la Cultura de Santa Fe in Medellin, Columbia and is collected by the Royal Family of Morocco, the Stern Family, et al.
Whisbe, an acronym for What Is Beauty began as a New York street artist and is now a global phenomena best known for his iconic Vandal Gummy Bear sculptures. His work references content that sparks both dialogue and nuanced socio-awareness. Marrying the nostalgic and the sinister has become a hallmark of Whisbe's thoughtful and thought provoking art.
In addition to partnering with Red Bull, Kaws and Coach he has shown at Art Basel, Miami and Hong Kong; SCOPE, New York; LA Art Show Los Angeles, CA; New York; Context & Art, NYC; Art Wynwood, Miami, Art Southampton, New York; Oliver Cole Gallery and others...
Whisbe has collaborated with the New Museum NYC and is represented in the permanent collection of the MOCO Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Sabeena Jindal is a contemporary mixed media artist whose vibrant colors, bold energy and complex layers inform her slick, vibrant, floating limited edition pieces. The summers she spent in her grandparents' rural Indian village awakened her to the beautiful chaos that life can be and the stories that shape our lives. Her art is a representation of these memories and the subjects that fascinate her all woven into a singular form of expression.