Porterness

Ancient Modernist Jewelry for the Contemporary Spirit

Los Angeles, California · 374 Sales

Porterness

Ancient Modernist Jewelry for the Contemporary Spirit

Los Angeles, California 374 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars
(227)

Announcement   Porterness Studio creates sculptural jewelry that makes a refined statement in applied design. Using the lost was casting process which has been around for over 5,000 years, all jewelry is first carved out of wax by hand and cast locally in Los Angeles. Porterness Studio designs are a balance of texture, shape, and comfort that renders a boundless object to be collected and displayed on the body.

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Last updated on Mar 1, 2016

Porterness Studio creates sculptural jewelry that makes a refined statement in applied design. Using the lost was casting process which has been around for over 5,000 years, all jewelry is first carved out of wax by hand and cast locally in Los Angeles. Porterness Studio designs are a balance of texture, shape, and comfort that renders a boundless object to be collected and displayed on the body.

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http://www.PorternessStudio.com
https://www.pinterest.com/porterness/
https://www.instagram.com/porterness/
https://www.Porterness.net

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5 out of 5 stars
(227)
Sabrina Forgie

Sabrina Forgie on Feb 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This is just perfect in every way. I'm a lover of "sets" and this not only gives me warm fuzzys deep inside but the craftsmanship is outstanding. You are a true genius. I love them! ❤️

Alex Krawiec

Alex Krawiec on Jan 5, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Fast shipping, prompt communication, really nice gift packaging, great store.

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About

Porterness Studio creates sculptural jewelry that makes a refined statement to be collected over lifetimes.

Jennifer L. Porter, the artist and designer of Porterness Studio, has worked for 20 year creating a dynamic body of work in photography, video art, embroidery and jewelry. For the last 9 years she's lived in Silver Lake where she enjoys the wide range of restaurants and a farmers market within walking distance of her home.

Educated as a fine artist in Chicago and Los Angeles Jen's work and been exhibited in the US and Europe. Her embroidery was included in Push Stichery published by Lark Books.

Jen's jewelry work started in 2007 with her attraction to mid century beads from Germany. As her interest in jewelry grew she began training as a metalsmith finding the lost wax casting process the path to her current work. Jen's jewelry designs are a balance of texture, shape, and comfort that renders a boundless object to be collected and displayed on the body.

Jen influences include Carl Jung's work on dreams and the archetypes, Cy Twombly, gold work embroidery, silent films, tea, history of photography, mid century design, and the musical work of Spencer Krug.

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  • Porterness Studio

    Owner, Designer

    Porterness Studio is artist/designer Jennifer L. Porter. She began her art practice 20 years ago in photography with a Pentax K1000. As a jewelry designer she creates work that is a balance of texture and shape to be collected over lifetimes.

Production partners

  • Avo Casting

    Los Angeles City Center, CA

    Avo Casting is a local casting house that is less than 5 miles from my studio. They are a small independent casting house with about five employees who has been in business for the last seven years.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 7, 2016
Thank you for your interest in my shop. If you are in the Los Angeles area and want to see jewels not in my shop visit for Porterness Studio store exclusives at:

Mindful Nest
5050 York Blvd
Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA 90042
323.999.7969

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
IMPORTANT! When making a purchase PLEASE make sure your Paypal address is correct. I will send all shipments to this address and not your Etsy address unless you convo me other wise.
Shipping
All US orders are shipped using Paypal which had delivery conformation. Please give me 2-3 days to ship although most of the time it is done next day (excluding holidays and Sundays). For orders outside the US please give me 3-4 days to ship (excluding holidays and Sundays). But I tend to ship sooner in most cases. If you need something sent out the next day please covo me and I will be more that happy to do so.

Please note that if the Post Office delivery conformation says the package has been delivered I am not responsible for the package if it is stolen from your door step. I'm sorry but you will have to contact your postal carrier on this matter. If this is a concern you may pay for insurance on any item.
Refunds and Exchanges
Not happy? Then covo me so we can work it out with an exchange or a full refund.
Additional policies and FAQs
All of my handmade jewelry are either sterling silver or bonze. My earring finding are sterling silver, if you need another material for sensitive skin please contact me.

I can make custom ring sizes for you. Payment must be made before the custom ring is made. Please allow a 2 week turnaround time.

I do wholesale, please condo me about details.