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I Stand With My Pack Unity for Horses Event

Alexander Jewell will be attending I Stand With My Pack’s Unity For Horses event on Sunday, November 19th in Malibu, CA.   The event features inspiring presentations by Craig Downer, Darlene A. Dezelan and Bonnie-Jill Laffin.  Proceeds from the event will be used toward ISWMP’s campaign to ban the inhumane slaughter of American horses.   […]

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Pangolin Ring and Baby Sea Turtle Pendant Join Alexander Jewell’s Endangered Species Collection

  Alexander Jewell added two pieces to his Endangered Species collection of fine handcrafted jewelry.  Sculpted in wax, cast in 18K gold and lovingly hand finished and detailed, these pieces were first shown at WildAid’s November 2017 gala in Beverly Hills.  Thirty percent of proceeds from the Pangolin Ring and Baby Sea Turtle Pendant will […]

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Alexander Jewell Partners with Los Angeles Animal Welfare Organization, I Stand With My Pack

In an effort to increase his contribution to wildlife conservation, Alexander Jewell is excited to announce a collaboration with Los Angeles based I Stand With My Pack.  Thirty percent of proceeds from his Nature and Endangered Species collections will be donated to ISWMP.          http://www.istandwithmypack About I Stand With My Pack I Stand […]

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Alexander Jewell Boutique Launches on Jewelstreet.com

The Alexander Jewell boutique launched on Jewelstreet.com on July 10th!   Jewell street.com is the #1 curated jewelry website in the world, working only with independent brands whose work is designed and created by real craftspeople using beautiful materials. https://www.jewelstreet.com/us/boutiques/alexander-jewell  

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Alexander Jewell Press: The Sierra Club’s Guide to Practical Gifts For Greenies December 16, 2016

See: www.sierraclub.org Looking to splurge on an animal lover? Good timing. Conservationist and jewelry sculptor Alexander Jewell has collaborated with WildAid, an organization that works to reduce global consumption of products made from wildlife, with a line of custom-crafted luxury jewelry created in the image of endangered species. Think manta ray and elephant pendants, rhino cufflinks, […]

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Alexander Jewell Press: HauteLiving.com November 2016

http://hauteliving.com/2016/11/celebs-at-wildaid-gala/624810/?market=san-francisco Celebs Show Support of Animals at WildAid Gala BY KATIE SWEENEY | HAUTE SCENE, NEWS | NOVEMBER 21, 20 If there is one cause that most people, republican or democrat, can get behind it’s the movement to protect wild animals. This was evident at the recent WildAid gala at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco. […]

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The Process: Custom Turquoise & Diamond Earrings

My customer wanted four-tier turquoise and diamond earrings.  The project started with sourcing the correct stones.  These are Arizona Sleeping Beauty oval cabochons. The wax is removed underneath the stone to cradle the bottom of the stone. . The wax is carved to create the desired design. After casting the model in silver, it’s cleaned […]

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WildAid Gala 2016 “An Evening Under The Sea”

“An Evening Under The Sea” to benefit WildAid was held Saturday November 11th at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco.  I donated two pieces from the BE-Jewelled endangered species collection to the event’s silent auction:  the Baby Elepant and Manta Ray pendants.  The full BE-Jewelled line was on display for guests to see.     Nico & […]

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Alexander Jewell Press: LA Times Daily Pilot August 18, 2016

http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/opinion/tn-dpt-et-the-crowd-20160818-story.html The Crowd: Oceana’s annual Sea Change party features star-studded gathering By B.W. Cook It was a star-studded summer evening on California’s Gold Coast and the stars were seated at dinner tables for the 9th annual Sea Change party on a hillside promontory overlooking the Laguna coastline. They came in support of the international ocean […]

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BE-Jewelled for WildAid Manta Pendant

  WildAid’s Instagram post today features my 18K gold Manta Ray pendant in this beautiful image.  According to WildAid, manta rays are slow-reproducing marine animals that are threatened by unsustainable fishing practices and incidental by catch.  I’m excited to work with WildAid to save the mantas.  

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BE-Jewelled for WildAid Endangered Species Line of Fine Jewelry Announced Today!

  My collaboration with WildAid was announced today on Instagram @WildAid The Baby Elephant pendant is featured for World Elephant Day this Friday, August 12th WILDAID ANNOUNCES NEW COLLABORATION WITH CELEBRATED JEWELER For Exclusive Line of Fine Jewelry Dedicated to Endangered Species SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 9, 2016) – WildAid, a longstanding leader in global […]

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Alexander Jewell Press: Beverly Hills Patch

http://patch.com/california/beverlyhills/wildaids-wildly-successful-beverly-hills-gala     WildAid’s Wildly Successful Beverly Hills Gala Millions raised for wildlife and marine animals By Rae Lynn (Open Post) – November 13, 2015 3:24 am ET WildAid, the San Francisco-based wildlife organization, raised close to $2 million this past Saturday at their first-ever Los Angeles event! The gala took place at the Montage […]

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Maggie Q With The Serengeti Bracelet – WildAid Gala 2015

Actress and WildAid Ambassador Maggie Q, and Michael Cudlitz with my Serengeti bracelet at the WildAid Gala 2015 in Beverly Hills.  The bracelet raised $44,000 for WildAid at the event’s live auction. The cuff and elephants were hand-carved in wax and cast in 18K gold. The elephants were hand-textured to create their wrinkled and rough skin, […]

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The Process: Serengeti Bracelet for WildAid

A one-of-a-kind fine piece of jewelry starts with a piece of carving wax. I hand carve the bracelet inspired by my sketches After the bracelet is cast in 18K reclaimed gold, the elephant carving begins. With the addition of an elephant, the scene begins to take shape. Once the elephants are cast in gold, the tusks are […]

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The Process: Custom Sapphire & Diamond Ring

The customer’s beautiful blue sapphire and design concept are captured in my rendering. The block of wax is trued up and lined with a divider so everything is centered. The carving wax is cut to the correct width and the finger size is opened up in the center. A seat for the stone is created in the exact center of […]

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SoundWaters 2015 Tall Ships Ball

SoundWaters is a Stamford, CT based organization whose mission is to protect Long Island Sound through education.  In 2014 they provided a home to a group of diamondback terrapin hatchlings that had been rescued from international smugglers.   I designed and donated this terrapin for the silent auction at SoundWaters 2015 gala event, the Tall Ships Ball. […]

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The Process: Custom Gents Diamond & Sapphire Baguette Ring

Every piece of handcrafted jewelry begins with a piece of carving wax. A hole with the correct finger size is placed in the center. The wax is spun on a lathe to create the profile of the ring.  The depression in the center is where the stones will eventually be set. The divider is used to […]

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The Process: Custom Engagement Ring

Every ring starts with a block of wax.  First the finger size is drilled and the wax is squared off.  The stone is centered perfectly and brought down to within a millimeter of the finger hole. The wax is carved to reveal the design of the ring. Diamond layout is  drawn on the wax setting, […]

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