Monochromatic designs – keeping it simple

I’ve just recently noticed that many of my pieces are designed using only a single color or a few hues of the same color.  Funny how I never really took note of that.   Perhaps I was just making it easier to coordinate my jewelry with the outfits I wore when I worked in an office setting (Ugh, how practical).  Or maybe I simply like to think of them as “the purple necklace”, “the green necklace..” etc.    Whatever the reason, I still prefer to keep the color simple and concentrate on the design.

Here are two new, almost monochromatic, necklaces.  Read some comments – and


About zoraidabros

I'm Zoraida and I design and create handmade, one of a kind jewelry. My work is inspired by the art of ancient world cultures that have endured the shifting trends of fashion. I prefer to work in copper and semi precious gemstones but also appreciate fine lamp work beads, wood and other artistically crafted materials. Please visit my studio at and my website at
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7 Responses to Monochromatic designs – keeping it simple

  1. Linda says:

    Simple??? Beautiful lines, wonderful colors and absolutely awesome designs.

    Linda C
    Journeys in Jewelry Design

  2. Shaiha says:

    And there are those of us who really prefer not to have a mishmash of too many colors. Just lovely.

  3. jorden says:

    You work is looking amazing,wonderful colors and absolutely awesome designs.

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