The cloisonne and fine gold brooches in my portfolio of custom jewelry are as different as night and day. They are the essential haute couture accessory. The Matilija Poppy Project brought renowned artists together to create an exquisite likeness of the famed Ada brooch. My whimsical cloisonne Parrot brooch was created for a jet-setting modern woman who wanted a unique and rare one-of-a-kind custom jewelry piece. The pieces reflect my versatility, artistry, and uncompromising quality.

Matilija Poppy Brooch

I made this plique a jour brooch with the help of Ethan Herman, Thomas Herman, Diana Casaba, Nancy Gardner, Bob Weinstock, and John Cornacchia.  From conception to completion, this piece took me more than two years to complete.

High Fashion Meets the Perfect Jewelry Accessory: Brooches

Brooches are the classic high fashion jewelry accessory. The timeless jewel is the ultimate compliment to your haute couture clothing collection.


Women throughout the ages have worn this statement piece as a way to personalize their outfit. Brooches have been making a comeback in recent years, and their revival is no surprise. The truth is that brooches transcend time. They’re appealing to many women, throughout many cultures and ages. 


Women of the Byzantine age often wore brooches to fasten a scarf or a shawl. But, then women became more interested in the ornamental nature of brooches.


Look closely at any of the fashions worn by Queen Elizabeth II, and you’ll quickly spot a brooch prominently displayed under her lapel. She was the quintessential example of a lady who adored her brooches.


But, brooches aren’t just for royalty. And they aren’t just for the evening gown or have to be worn under the collarbone anymore. Women today embellish hats with them, wear them in their hair, pin them on the waistline of their garment, and scatter them all over a favorite jacket or clothing piece.

A Custom Jewelry Brooch is the Ultimate Haute Couture Accessory

If you enjoy the more beautiful things in life, a cloisonné jewelry brooch that is designed and made for you is the icing on the cake. After all, can there be anything better than a one-of-a-kind high-end jewelry piece that is all your own?


I love designing gold brooches meticulously handpainted with the most excellent enamel jewelery money can buy. Cloisonne distinguishes itself by painting a picture and becoming art.


I’m serious when it comes to creating quality jewels that will last for generations. I’m even more serious about offering my clients a jewel that becomes part of their treasury. Something that means something to them and tells their story.


What design would make the ultimate haute couture jewelry accessory for your wardrobe? How would your custom brooch define you? What is something we can create together that would have lasting meaning to you? I’d love to get your project started. It all begins with a conversation about what you hold in high esteem. I’d enjoy chatting with you about it.

Jewelry for sale!

Buy awesome cloisonne jewelry today!

All products