Melissa Joy Manning Earrings
"As a designer inspired by nature, I feel a responsibility to protect it, " says Melissa Joy Manning. Handmade from sustainably sourced 14-karat gold, these mismatched stud earrings are set with 1.20-carats of labradorite and 2.00-carats of pink tourmaline. Try them both stacked in the first and second hole of one lobe.
Melissa Joy Manning's drop earrings are inspired by "the colors and textures of Iceland, in all their soft, shimmery, icy beauty." Handcrafted from recycled 14-karat gold, this pair holds a set of lustrous Keshi pearls untreated to preserve their raw, organic shape.
Melissa Joy Manning uses various objects, such as perfume bottles, to form the shape of her signature hoops. These earrings are handmade from recycled 14-karat gold and designed to hang delicately from the lobe. Showcase yours with swept-back hair.
The colors and organic settings in Melissa Joy Manning's collections are often inspired by nature - think wild seas, craggy cliffs and rocks. These handmade earrings feature iridescent teardrop opals held in sleek 18-karat gold bars. Angle them differently in the lobe each time you wear them.
"I am incredibly inspired by nature. Therefore, it would be incredibly disingenuous of me not to protect it, " says jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning and founder of the CFDA Sustainability Committee. Handcrafted from recycled 14-karat gold, these mismatched earrings are decorated with a 1.85-carat turquoise and 1.90-carat apatite stone. Sweep your hair back to showcase the subtle pops of color.
Melissa Joy Manning is inspired by the colors and shapes of natural rock formations and jagged landscapes. These one-of-a-kind 14-karat gold earrings are exquisitely hand-set with 13.70-carats of laguna agate, 3.64-carats of confetti agate and 5.60-carats of turquoise. The earthy shades will look so chic with bohemian dresses and blouses.
"A signifier of wisdom and insight, this jewel became a symbol of strength and influence in the medieval world, " says Melissa Joy Manning of the sapphire. Handmade from recycled 14-karat gold, these earrings delicately thread through your lobe with a thin chain. Each one is strung with a single, teardrop-shaped stone totaling 1.55-carats.
Melissa Joy Manning's fine jewelry is made from ethically sourced materials. Cast from polished 14-karat gold, these mismatched earrings are set with a 0.45-carat Herkimer diamond and glowing 0.15-carat opal. Simple and elegant, they're perfect for every day.
Melissa Joy Manning's earrings are handcrafted in an open hoop silhouette - one of the designer's signature shapes. Cast from recycled 14-karat gold, this dainty pair is set with tiny freshwater pearls, totaling 0.10-carats. We think they're perfect for day, but special enough for evening too.
Melissa Joy Manning's limited edition earrings are hand-set with sunstones and opals - both are thought to bring good luck. Reflecting the brand's commitment to sustainability, they're crafted from 14-karat yellow and rose gold that is carefully sourced from 100% recycled materials.
"When creating jewelry I often think about the life it will lead; where it will go, the hands that it will pass through, " explains Melissa Joy Manning. Handcrafted from recycled 14-karat gold, these limited edition earrings feature raw-cut aquamarine stones held in dainty four-prong settings. Make them your everyday signature or gift them to someone special born in March.
Each of Melissa Joy Manning's responsibly sourced pieces is handmade by artisans using time-honored techniques. Cast from 14-karat gold, these earrings are set with boulder opals, raw-cut sapphires, moonstones and opals to create an elegant dropped silhouette. Highlight yours with swept-back hair.
Melissa Joy Manning's quietly elegant jewelry is inspired by the minimalist style of one of her Danish friends. Bridging the gap between hoops and bars, these earrings are handmade from 14-karat gold and have a neat, delicate shape that hugs the lobe. Wear yours as an everyday signature.
Melissa Joy Manning's earrings feature an array of opals - each one entirely unique and carefully selected for its color and natural beauty. This limited edition pair is handcrafted from recycled 14-karat gold and polished for a high-shine finish. Match them to your nail polish or eyeliner.
Melissa Joy Manning's jewelry is lovingly made in-house by a team of talented artisans - "it was incredibly important to me to create a space for other artists to earn a living, " she says. These drop earrings are set with tourmalines and translucent rose quartz, held inside recycled 14-karat yellow and rose gold that's molded to enhance the irregular stone shapes.
Melissa Joy Manning doesn't have one concrete source of inspiration when it comes to her designs - instead, she takes mental snapshots of the everyday beauty she sees in nature. Handmade in the brand's studio from 14-karat rose and yellow gold, these mismatched earrings are set with rare watermelon and black tourmaline totaling 4.70-carats. Though special enough for evening, we love that they're simple enough to wear with a T-shirt, too.
Melissa Joy Manning picks every stone for her jewelry by hand - it's part of why each design is completely one-of-a-kind. Suspended from recycled 14-karat gold and rose gold, these earrings are set with raw-cut labradorite, watermelon tourmaline and green beryl.
Melissa Joy Manning's earrings are expertly handmade from 14-karat recycled gold. These dainty studs are set with 1.90-carats of light-catching silver mist druzy. Wear yours as a modern alternative to classic diamond styles.
"For me, making jewelry is the manufacturing of a tangible story, " says designer Melissa Joy Manning. Handmade using time-honored techniques, these recycled 14-karat gold earrings showcase a 0.87-carat Herkimer diamond and a Keshi pearl - we love how the prominent claw setting accentuates its beautiful organic shape.
Melissa Joy Manning's hoop earrings have been handmade from recycled 14-karat gold. Lightly hammered for a subtle, light-catching finish, they're designed in a slim, organic shape that makes them perfect for every day.