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When you think about the piece in your closet that brings you the most joy, which is it? For some, it may be a great pair of jeans or a designer handbag, but for Erin Sachse Nathan, it’s jewelry. And while it may seem a little reductive that the founder of a fine jewelry brand would derive their greatest gratification from gemstones, you’ll get it once you see her work.
Unlike other labels, Eriness takes the “stuffy” formality surrounding fine jewelry and turns it on its head. Jewelry staples such as chunky hoops are given a cheeky update with pavé-set pink sapphires, and the “dated” tennis bracelet is modernized with colorful gemstones. Sachse Nathan’s whimsical approach to design has garnered her a cult following among the fashion set in just seven years. But beyond that, her jewelry has redefined how an entire generation shops, wears, and thinks about bling. In short, she’s brought joy back into jewelry one bright gemstone at a time.
So you can understand why we jumped at the chance to speak with the designer. Ahead, you’ll hear from Sachse Nathan about what led her to found her label, her fine jewelry shopping tips, and which three jewelry trends she believes will be big for the rest of 2023.