with her Rock Candy collection, artist-jeweler Kelsey Simmen says, draws on the parallel she noticed between natural sugar crystals and rough stones. This one-of-a-kind ring features a lab padparadscha sapphire in its signature apricot-pink-orange hue. The collection as a whole is comprised of one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces cast in place with homegrown sugar crystals and gems.

materials: solid 14k rose gold, chatham lab grown padparadscha sapphire, face of ring measures apprx 7.63 mm with sugar + stone, size 5 and is resizable
*please note pieces from this collection can be created in numerous metals and gemstones, kindly inquire here about custom orders

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About the Artist

Kelsey Simmen is a jewelry artist who fabricates her work by hand in Northern California. She graduated with her Bachelor’s of Fine Art in San Francisco in 2009. After earning her degree she worked under several notable women in the jewelry field accumulating a diverse toolbox to start her own jewelry studio. Kelsey’s work features sugar as a main theme. She creates textures in her pieces by growing, manipulating, and building with its crystals, from tiny sanding sugar to large rock candy. Her intention is to create beautiful pieces that are distinct and thoughtful and become part of both your everyday rituals and your unique experiences. Wear something sweet!