the jewelry of annie fensterstock deftly blends a mastery of ancient goldsmithing techniques with dynamic contemporary design. her jewelry is entirely hand fabricated in the traditional materials of 18 karat and 22 karat gold and platinum. annie fenterstock combines innovation with tradition and uses techniques such as chain weaving and granulation. she received her bfa in metalsmithing and jewelry design from the university of michigan. she continued her studies at the jewelry arts institute in new york city and the fashion institute of technology. her current collections are inspired by a combination of elements - the richness and sensuality she finds in different cultures, the breathtaking color and serenity of nature, and the rhythmic pace ad music of the city. her jewelry reflects a sophistication and refinement that places her among the most talented designers in her field.