When looking for jewelry design inspiration, it helps to look at patterns and motifs in nature and the world around us. Here is an example of a bracelet that was inspired by the knots and grain lines in a wooden wall.
Sometimes perseverance is its own best reward. There is no quick fix to getting where you want to be, but you can hold your head a lot higher knowing that you've tried and haven't given up.
I was inspired to create this gold and diamond geometric chain, ball and tassel pendant rendering by a seed pod I found in NY's Riverside Park
As artists it is easy to fall prey to the self-defeating thought, "I haven't created anything new." This series of earring variations on a common design motif is paired with an inspiring quote from George Balanchine to prove that new combinations can result in new and varied outcomes.
A simple pencil sketch of a leaf-inspired earring by Joana Miranda is paired with an inspirational quote on change.
A pen and ink gold and diamond domed pendant rendering by Joana Miranda symbolizes the start of a new life's journey and adventure
A look at fall 2010 fashion trends
A fanciful and stylish chandelier earring design by award-winning jewelry designer Joana Miranda is paired with three inspirational quotes on fashion and style.
A simple pencil sketch of a delicate and feminine earring is accompanied by 3 wise sayings on the subject of strength and perserverence
An artistic family at work - mother, father and daughter are shown at work on jewelry design and pottery projects