Piece of the Week: Bea Bongiasca’s Floral Brooch

TrendsApr 23, 2021

Piece of the Week: Bea Bongiasca’s Floral Brooch

The designer’s colorful wares are taking the jewelry world by storm.

Color in jewelry is in, whether in gemstones, enamel, or both, as is evidenced in Bea Bongiasca’s “Flower Funk” collection.

Few designers communicate quite the same effervescence as the Italian, Central Saint Martins-educated jewelry designer, whose work recalls shades of Pop Art or the 1980s Memphis Milano design movement.

Classic-but-modern might just be Bongiasca’s niche.

This “Piece of the Week” is a brooch after all, a category that has seen far greater popularity in the past but is experiencing something of a resurgence, on red carpets for example.

Like all of Bongiasca’s collection, this “Flower Power” brooch doesn’t take itself too seriously.

Crafted in 9-karat yellow gold and silver with lime green enamel and pear-shaped blue topaz, it’s available on the designer’s website for $719.
Ashley Davisis the senior editor, fashion at National Jeweler, covering all things related to design, style and trends.

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