In-the-know shoppers who have a thing for contemporary jewelry and the contemporary American craft movement make regular stops at our shop, where they know they’ll find things not available anywhere else in town. Buyer Courtland Cleland just got in a new line—by New Orleans designer and artist Thomas Mann (no relation to the Death in Venice guy).
“I believe in art,” Mann says about jewelry. “Not in the creation of beauty through jewels and fine metals, but in the idea, in the concept. I like to look beyond the object itself, to see the intangible value it may possess.”
He combines an industrial aesthetic and materials (nickel, brass) with romantic themes and imagery to create a singular look.
The shop carries a selection of earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Prices range from $95 to $255.