By Ashley Davis

There are designers who consider form before materials and designers who let their materials inspire their creations.

Sheryl Lowe belongs to the latter camp. Though she creates plenty of gold and diamond jewelry, much of which incorporates spiritual symbols, her most remarkable pieces exhibit her adept eye for unique gemstones.

Chrysocolla, Mexican turquoise and boulder opals are just some of the treasures Lowe sets into earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets, accented with diamonds.  

Her azurite malachite earrings, this week’s “Piece of the Week,” perfectly embody the jewelry designer’s bohemian-yet-glamorous sensibility.

Crafted in sterling silver with diamond pavé, the azurite malachite drop earrings sell for $2,850 on

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