Michael Fitzgerald George Plionis – Designers Of Til Death Do Us Part Jewelry Collection
On an unseasonably warm afternoon in early Autumn, we met with Michael Fitzgerald and George Plionis at Fitzgerald Jewelry in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Michael is originally from Ireland and runs Fitzgerald Jewelry along with wife Hiroyo. Born in Australia, George is a designer and Assistant Professor of Product and Industrial Design at Parsons. In collaboration, they created ‘Til Death Do Us Part,’ an engagement and wedding collection.
Admittedly, when we first heard about wedding jewelry that flirts with beliefs about love, death, and the afterlife, our first thought was, “How possibly could that work?” Our immediate second thought was “We have to see it for ourselves.” After viewing the collection in person, it was evident that these pieces, despite the fact that some have skulls, were about celebrating life and the here and now while honoring the bond we make to another. Read More
It goes without saying, flowers top our list of favorite things. Jewelry ranks in at a close second. And any opportunity to talk about the two together gets us excited. The symbolic rose or unique form of an orchid make truly remarkable designs for the earrings, necklace, or headpiece which a bride wears on her special day. From statement gems to understated pieces, here are beautiful floral inspired bridal jewelry to suit any style.
Compliment your wedding dress neckline with a gorgeous necklace. Renowned French jeweler Cartier first used the orchid motif in 1925 to highlight delicate femininity. Made of 18k pink gold with a white diamond, this exquisite necklace feels classic, yet modern. Make a glamorous statement with a necklace of dazzling crystal floral clusters. This Y-shaped diamond flower lariat would look amazing with a bohemian gown featuring a dramatic V-neck. Read More