Wendy Brandes Jewelry

New York, NY
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About Wendy Brandes Jewelry

About the Designer: Jewelry design is Wendy Brandes’s second career. Wendy started out as a business journalist at the Wall Street Journal and CNN, later switching to pop-culture coverage during her tenure as managing editor of People magazine’s website. Her story-telling skills remain as strong as ever, but they’re now expressed in carat weight and grams of gold instead of word count. Wendy's “Fine Jewelry for Witty People" is distinguished by its stellar workmanship; warm, satin finish; hidden and symbolic details, including mechanical parts; and wry commentary on ever...Read More

Wendy Brandes Jewelry

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Wendy Brandes Memento Mori Skull and Bones 18K Yellow Gold Drop Earrings
Wendy Brandes Memento Mori Skull and Bones 18K ...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Drop Earrings
Rhodium, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold
18K yellow gold, satin finish. Black rhodium detail. Limited-edition, number 2. Made in New York City. As seen on supermodel Bella Hadid for Paper Magazine. Wendy Brandes Gold Colle...
Wendy Brandes Memento Mori Skull Diamond, Onyx, Tsavorite Gold Statement Ring
Wendy Brandes Memento Mori Skull Diamond, Onyx,...
Wendy Brandes
Early 2000s Contemporary Cocktail Rings
Tsavorite, Diamond, White Diamond, Garnet, Onyx, 18k Gold, Rhodium, Yell...
18k yellow gold, satin finish. Hand-carved onyx skull. Custom-cut tsavorites, totaling 2 carats. Hidden white diamonds, approx. 7 points. E/F, VS1/VS2. Size 6. One-of-a-kind. Made in...
Wendy Brandes Ruby Eye Memento Mori Skull Gold Layering Necklace
Wendy Brandes Ruby Eye Memento Mori Skull Gold ...
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2010s Contemporary Chain Necklaces
Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold
18K yellow gold, satin finish. Black rhodium detail. Rubies. 16"" length 18K yellow gold chain. Limited-edtion, number 3 of 5. Made in New York City. Wendy Brandes Gold Collection. ...
Wendy Brandes Ruby Heart Locket/Mechanical Memento Mori Skull Gold Necklace
Wendy Brandes Ruby Heart Locket/Mechanical Meme...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Pendant Necklaces
Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Rhodium
Locket necklace opens and closes. Inside of the locket is a ruby-eyed skull. 18K yellow gold, satin finish. Rubies form a beautiful heart shape. 16" ball chain. Made in New York City...
Wendy Brandes Skull and Bones Locket/Mechanical...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Signet Rings
Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Rhodium
Locket ring opens to reveal a skull. 18K yellow gold, satin finish. White diamonds (outer), totaling approximately 12 points. White diamonds (inner), totaling approximately 30 points...
Wendy Brandes Skull and Bones Locket/Mechanical...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Pendant Necklaces
Diamond, Black Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Rhodium
Locket necklace opens and closes. Inside of the locket is a black-diamond-eyed skull. 18K yellow gold, satin finish. Black diamonds (outer), totaling approximately 12 points. Black d...
Wendy Brandes Rare Fancy-Cut Black Diamond Skul...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Pendant Necklaces
White Diamond, Black Diamond, Ruby, Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold
18K yellow gold, satin finish with distressing. Fancy-cut black diamond in skull shape, totaling 3 carats. Custom-cut white diamond baguettes, totaling 1.2 carats. White diamond acce...
Wendy Brandes Hand-Carved Turquoise Skull and R...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Cocktail Rings
Ruby, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold
18k yellow gold, satin finish. Hand-carved turquoise skull. 192 custom-cut rubies, totaling 1.94 carats. Size 6. One-of-a-kind. Made in New York City. As seen on supermodel Bella Had...
Wendy Brandes 25 Carat Amethyst and Tsavorite Y...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Cocktail Rings
Amethyst, Garnet, Tsavorite, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold
18K yellow gold, satin finish. 25-carat custom-cut amethyst on each earring. 202 tsavorites on each earring. Made in New York City. To request additional photos or videos, please con...
Wendy Brandes 27.64 Carat Amethyst and Tsavorit...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Cocktail Rings
Amethyst, Garnet, Tsavorite, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold
18K yellow gold, satin finish. Custom-cut 27.64 carat amethyst. 118 tsavorites, totaling 2 carats. Made in New York City. Size 6. To request additional photos or videos, please conta...
Wendy Brandes Moving Mechanical Globe Dragon La...
Wendy Brandes
2010s Contemporary Cocktail Rings
Lapis Lazuli, Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Rhodium
Globe spins in dragon.s mouth. Approx. 25 grams 18K yellow gold, satin finish. Custom-cut lapis lazuli (globe). Diamond accents. Black rhodium detail. One-of-a-kind. As seen on super...
Wendy Brandes Pearl, Tsavorite, Diamond Winged ...
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2010s Contemporary Dangle Earrings
Diamond, White Diamond, Garnet, Freshwater Pearl, Green Sapphire, Tsavor...
Approx. 1 oz (combined weight) 18K yellow gold, satin finish. Each dragon has a forked tongue in 18K rose gold. The diamonds in the horns are set in platinum. Black rhodium detail. T...

More About Wendy Brandes Jewelry

Wendy Brandes Jewelry was the sole jeweler chosen for Farren Andrea (Fucci Farren)'s breakout shoot with Bella Hadid and Paper Magazine. Pictured: Turquoise Skull Ring; Lion & Hunter Maneater Ring; Cleves Earrings; Memento Mori Skull Earrings with Rubies.

Supermodel Kendall Jenner wearing Wendy Brandes "Matilda" sword earrings in 18K yellow gold, blue sapphire, and rose-cut white diamonds for the 10 year anniversary of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

Supermodel and Victoria's Secret Angel Elsa Hosk wearing the Wendy Brandes Queen of Scots snake tiara for Paper Magazine.

Wendy Brandes Diamond and Ruby Yellow Gold Snake Tiara; to see additional photos, please view the product listing.

Wendy Brandes Mechanical Locket Diamond and Gold "Hatshepsut" Necklace

Wendy Brandes Mechanical Acorn and Squirrel Gold Locket Necklace

Wendy Brandes 16.39 Carat Peridot and Diamond Yellow Gold "Susan" Chandelier Earrings.

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