Becoming a graduate bench jeweler

This early summer I packed my tools and moved from sunny California to the wonderful Tennessee. With the support of my husband, I embarked on a journey to indulge myself in the depths of the profession I most love. I spent these last 3 months with a group of jewelers to get insight to advanced stone setting and fabrication. It was the best study experience I ever had. I dedicated hundred percent of my energy and focus -maybe even more- to this project. Since I am the sole jeweler of the Judit Matyus Design, the shop was not updated with...

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Aromatherapy – Essential Oil Diffuser Jewelry

Wellness and mindfulness is getting more and more important in today’s fast moving society. To make a step towards a balanced lifestyle, Judit Matyus Design has created the Aromatherapy collection, a line of essential oil diffusers. Made with unique hand pierced designs these Aromatherapy necklaces are more than simple jewelry, we can call them smart jewelry. The pendants hold a colored felt pad. This material beside its aesthetic function, assigns the jewelry a supplementary function. Adding a few drops of essential oils, the pendant will keep the fragrance for several hours. Therefore the jewelry will have the complementary function of...

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Turquoise

Turquoise is considered to be one of the oldest stones in man's history that has been used as talisman of kings, shamans and warriors, as well as the oldest stone that has been used in jewelry making. (more…)

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Citrine

Success Stone or the Merchant's Stone Citrine is a variety of quartz whose color ranges from a pale yellow to brown due to ferric impurities.The name comes from the Latin “citrina” or French “citron”, which means “yellow”. Sometimes it can be found together with Amethyst (Ametrine). (more…)

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