Energy and precision unite in the natural world. Kristina Kada's handcrafted jewelry is inspired by this vital balance. The vigor of life meets the detail of art in her scatter of organic shapes over architectural forms.
Honoring the centuries-old Japanese tradition of kumihimo, hand-dyed silk thread are woven into fine cord, pairing color with her modern designs in sterling silver and 22k gold. Her classic techniques employ steel stakes, saw piercing and a hydraulic press to meld freehand elements with original castings.
Satomi Studio rests in the warm mountains of Santa Cruz, clustered by redwoods and quiet. By wearing these unique pieces, you carry the eager spirit of this place with you.