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Sunday, November 7, 2010

John Hardy Bracelets

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John Hardy jewelry was founded by CANADIAN designer & artist John Hardy in 1989. He visited BALI in the mid-1970s & the island's jewelry-making traditions raised his interest. Working w/ local artisans, Hardy developed his first pieces by applying new design concepts to traditional Balinese TECHNIQUES.

In 1999, Guy Bedarida  joined the company as Head Designer. He draws his design inspiration from nature, classical European jewelry techniques, and the ancient art of Asia.

The company is now owned by CEO, Damien Dernoncourt & Head Designer and Creative Director, Guy Bedarida who continues to make HANDMADE jewelry. Today, John Hardy jewelry is sold all around the world. Can be bought online or through many upscale retailers including: Neiman Marcus, Holt Renfrew & Bloomingdales. ( source: WikiPedia)