Jewelry designer extraordinaire Caitlin Mociun has channeled her original aesthetic sensibilities into what’s sure to become a mini retail empire peddling not only her collections, but also a perfectly edited selection of objects to help us all live a simpler, more beautiful life. She’s looking to expand to points west (and add a furniture line, NBD), so look for exciting things to come from one of Brooklyn’s brightest multi-talented design superstars. — CC
What are your plans for the holidays?
Christmas Eve dinner with friends in Brooklyn. Same for Christmas Day. New Year’s Eve with my parents and friends in Northern California.
Which New York artists do you count among your greatest inspirations?
Did Alexander Calder ever work out of NY?
What’s coming up for you in 2013?
New jewelry collections, including hair pieces. Start scouting for a second Mociun location somewhere else in the country or a nearby island.
14k Yellow Gold with Ruby Accents.
One of a kind, available Love Adorned.
Tooth shape curves around one’s earlobes.
(This is a funny floating portrait..!)
19th Century Chinese Kingfisher Feather & Coral Earrings, 14K Wires, (sold)
These are as found, but were likely adapted into earrings from something else— probably a hair ornament. They work well as earrings though, and the color and sheen of the feathers is still incredibly vibrant.