Tamra Gentry, the union of fine metalsmithing with the creativity of Fordite and beautiful gemstones.

“I am inspired by color. I have always had strong, visceral reactions to color. Color is my ‘hook’.” “Things like texture, design, and pattern are all secondary to me. It’s not that I deem them any less important in the sensory and creative processes—it’s just that they rarely evoke the response in me that color … Continue reading

Mocashop.com — Artist Profiles and Bios

Marta Sanchez MSO Joies Marta Sanchez, a jeweler and a gemologist. Born in Vic, Barcelona, Spain, from a working family, remembers drawing and playing with clay, walking through the forest with her grandfather who would teach her to tie her shoes and fix a light switch. Her mother would always tell the story of how … Continue reading

Large Fringe Pendant

Large Fringe Pendant of hand-hammered sterling silver strings, which hang beautifully on a hand-crocheted cord with a hammered toggle clasp. The pendant is approx. 5” long in your choice of 16″ or 22″ long chain. This jewelry designer, Randi Chervitz, ships in 7 to 10 days directly from her studio in St. Louis, MO, for … Continue reading

mocashop.com – Half Moon Necklace

mocashop.com – Half Moon Necklace. Sterling silver chain handmade in house, in a combination of loops and bars, original from this artist, with her signature work in half moon shaped oval pendants in oxidized and shiny sterling silver with your choice of moissanites (shown), garnets or aquamarines. Toggle clasp. This artist requires 3 weeks to … Continue reading

Canoe Ring

Canoe Ring This unique ring sits on almost three fingers. In artist’s sterling silver signature tiny tubes and stone combination you can choose; garnets with small tourmalines (pictured), aquamarines with small moissanites, or peridots with small tourmalines. Each piece is signed by the artist. Available in full and half sizes, 3.5 to 9. Belle requires … Continue reading

Belle Brooke Barer, New Designer of the Year 2008!

Belle Brooke Barer, a jewelry designer featured in MOCAShop.com , has been named the Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year Award for 2008 at the JA New York, on July 28th! Belle was also a Winner of the 2008 Niche Awards for her “canoe ring”, in the category ‘jewelry:silver with stones’, and a finalist … Continue reading

MOCAShop’s Press Release.

Weston, FL May 19, 2008 – New e-commerce site, mocashop.com, provides an online destination for fashion-forward women who bask in their individuality and appreciate high-end accessories and unique statement pieces. A never-before-seen ensemble of luxury accessory designers has been assembled in an easy to use website featuring handmade necklaces, earrings, bracelets, handbags and more. “MocaShop.com … Continue reading