With both contemporary allure and classic appeal, this eye-catching Fluted Copper Cuff Bracelet is sure to make a statement. Simply stunning, this bracelet features a deep fluted ridge pattern that gleams a rose gold like hue.
7 1/2 inches in circumference, 2 inches in Width. Fits a medium to large sized wrist Protective coating applied to resist tarnish. Gift Boxed. $85.00
Nothing beats the timeless elegance of a simple copper chain necklace. This Chased Copper Chain Link Necklace turns up the sparkle factor with its precise hand-chased texture and a varied link design to give your everyday looks a style boost. 22 inches in length. Protective coating applied to copper to resist tarnish.
San Francisco, CA— Jewelry designer John S. Brana has announced that his eponymous collection of handmade fine jewelry has been selected as a runner-up winner for the 2014 Best of the Bay Area A-List. This marks his fifth honor in the Best Fine Jewelry category.
The Bay Area A-List is a website that awards Bay Area businesses honors in 168 categories. Winners are determined based on the tabulation of more than 37,000 votes from local residents and industry experts. Winners are given a web page to promote their products and services, and new results are published annually.
In the 2014 Best of the Bay Area A-List Awards, Brana’s designer jewelry collection received Runner-up Award – Best Fine Jewelry, ranking in second place out of 45 local San Francisco handmade jewelry collections in the Fine Jewelry category. His handmade fine jewelry line won Runner-Up awards in 2010 and 2013 and was named a Finalist in the Fine Jewelry category in 2012.
The line of designer jewelry made from copper, aluminum, fine silver and gold received the Best Designer Jewelry Award in 2008. On John S Brana’s Handmade Jewelry profile page of the Bay Area A-List Awards, more than 35 voters are quoted, describing the quality craftsmanship and unique designs of the John S. Brana Jewelry Collection.
John S. Brana Handmade Jewelry is a collection of fine jewelry produced in San Francisco. The pieces in the collection are handcrafted from a variety of precious metals, including fine silver, sterling silver, copper, gold and aluminum. Embellishments like freshwater pearls and faceted gemstones are used in many pieces and are all hand-selected to ensure that every piece is of high quality. Designs are inspired by natural elements from the texture of tree bark to the colors of flowers. Pieces are sold online at Johnsbrana.com.
John S. Brana is the artist behind the collection and the owner of the jewelry line. His career began in law and banking, and he formerly served as a Vice-President for Finance for The Charles Schwab Corporation. In 2003, Brana was inspired to leave the corporate world and begin producing his own handmade fine jewelry. The collection debuted in 2004 and is produced at Brana’s San Francisco studio.
Wrap your wrist in modern elegance when you don this Chased Copper Cuff Bracelet. This bold light weight copper bangle bracelet showcases sleek silhouette with a chic backdrop of hand-chased detailing.
The tantalizing texture and clean lines lends a contemporary feel to the stylish piece. Cuffs are the perfect way to add individuality this season to any ensemble for just about any occasion. 7 1/2 inches in circumference. Fits a medium to small sized wrist Protective coating applied to resist tarnish
As beautiful as an autumn day, these Red Patinated Copper Tear Drop feature hues of Copper, Red, Maroon, and Gold, with a Raku-style texture. No two earrings are alike, making them truly unique. Measures approximately 2 inches in length x 3/4 inches in Width. 14K Gold-filled French Earwires, for pierced ears only. Patina is permanent and will not rub off and is sealed with a protective coating. Gift Boxed. $30.00
Handmade Copper Bangle Bracelet by jewelry designer John S Brana
This timeless anticlastically designed Texturized Copper Bangle Bracelet gives you versatile styling options. Mix-and-match, stack, or wear this polished, sophisticated looking piece all on its own for endless daily looks. Buy one in gold so you can stack them on, mix and match them with my other bangles, or simply wear one alone as a statement piece. 8 inches in circumference, 1 inch in Width. Opening is 1/2 inches. Adjustable. Fits a medium to large sized wrist Protective coating applied to resist tarnish. Gift Boxed. Read more tips on how to style with Cuffs $60.00
The inspiration for this beautiful copper ring comes from the intricate patterns formed by the bark of Califonia’s magnificent tall Redwood trees. The Copper Bark Band Ring is hand-carved to create the texturing along its surface. The shank of the ring measures 1/4 inch in size, and it is available in sizes 8 to 12.5. Coordinating bark embossed earrings and bracelets are available to coordinate with the piece. Perfect for either a man or woman who feels most alive when they’re surrounded by the splendor of nature, this Copper Bark Band Ring is a lovely choice for a fashion ring, but it is also a popular option for engagement rings, promise rings, anniversary rings and commitment rings. Its touching symbolism even makes the ring a fitting piece for a wedding band. Made out of 100 percent copper that is left in its natural, uncoated state, the ring is very durable but will require regular care to prevent tarnishing. Whether you’re purchasing the ring to symbolize an occasion, give as a gift or add to your own jewelry collection, the unique quality of the band is sure to please. Shank 1/4 inches Wide Available in ring size 10 Other Sizes Available – Allow 1 week Hallmarked 100% Uncoated Copper – May Tarnish Gift Boxed View More Copper Rings
The Corrugated Anticlastic Copper Cuff Bracelet is truly a work of art that you can wear! The elegant corrugated folds create stylish ribs along the surface of the bracelet, and when combined with the anticlastic folding technique beautifully reflects the light for gleaming bright spots and deep shadows that are absolutely breathtaking. The bracelet is 1-1/2 inches wide, so you can easily use it as a statement piece alone or mix and match it with other bracelets for an on-trend layered look. Whether you’re in search for the perfect piece to complete your Sunday brunch ensemble or your favorite little black dress for an evening out, this cuff is it.The Corrugated Anticlastic Copper Cuff Bracelet is hand fashioned, making for a level of quality that simply can’t be duplicated with mass-produced pieces. The bracelet has a clear anti-tarnish finish that protects the copper from turning without detracting from its lovely rose gold-like hue. The piece measures 8 inches in circumference.- Handmade from 20 gauge Copper.- 8 inches in circumference by 1 1/2 inches in Width.- Fits a medium to large sized wrist.- Protective coating applied to resist tarnish.- Gift Boxed.
The Muir Woods collection evokes the serenity and timelessness of this prehistoric redwood forest. Earrings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants and rings are both delicate and exotic. The nature-inspired, handcrafted textures allow the jewelry to be gorgeously warped like the bark of a tree or the rush of river water. Burnt umber, red bronze, smoky lavender, iridescent greens and turquoise hues complete the collection.
San Francisco jewelry designer John S. Brana introduces his new patinated handmade copper jewelry collection Muir Woods that premiers at Bloomingdale’s – Stanford, October 3rd & 4th from noon to 5 p.m. – Palo Alto, CA.
What is it that gives a tree its beauty? There are so many elements that come together to create the beautiful natural form that we call a tree. There is the way the leaves grow along the branches. There is the color of every part of the plant. There is the exquisite texture of the bark as it climbs up along the side of the trunk. Like the tree, the John S Brana Anticlastic Copper Bark Bangle Bracelet is a mix of striking elements that come together to perfection in one handmade jewelry design.
A true beauty, this eye-catching high texturized Anticlastic Linen Copper Bangle is sure to make a statement. Simply stunning, this bracelet features a deep textured pattern that gleams a rose gold tone. 8 inches in circumference by 1 1/2 inches in Width. Fits a medium to large sized wrist Protective coating applied to resist tarnish. Gift Boxed