CH Omakase 2017: Jill Platner Bronze Nugget Keychain + Sandstone Blue Bracelet

Two beautiful accessories by jewelry designer and sculptor, in unique variations

It takes a mastermind to produce something so surreal that is appears to be born of nature itself—though equally alien in nature. In many ways this describes the sculptural work and jewelry of Jill Platner, an artist and designer we’ve long admired. Platner frequently brings biomorphism into her designs. Together, we created a bracelet, a variation on one of her newest designs, in an up …

Jill Platner + Waterworks’ Isla Collection

The NYC jewelry designer and sculptor injects tactile elegance to the bathroom

Our 2010 studio visit (video below) with NYC-based jewelry designer Jill Platner revealed a genial spirit who looked most comfortable when forming and playing with her materials of choice: silver and gold. Though metal can sometimes give off a cold, pristine feeling, Platner’s expertise has been in creating accessories and sculptures that desire to be touched and held, almost like an extension of the body. …