Gypsy jewelry is designed taking a modern approach on historic jewelry styles. The Virago Jewel Necklace, a bold and captivating piece, was actually inspired by a famous painting done by Raphael in the year 1505. … Continue Reading
Inside the Gypsy Factory
Tucked deep in the heart of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, lies the Gypsy jewelry factory. The Grand Bazaar itself spans for over 61 streets and houses over 4,000 shops. But there’s nothing quite like the Gypsy factory, where history, art, creativity, and craftsmanship come together to create truly unique handmade jewelry. … Continue Reading
Vintage Jewelry: the Clignancourt Necklaces
Imagine walking through the biggest flea market in Paris, which spreads over 10 miles and features more than 2,000 shops, each one selling its own unique mix of art, clothing, vintage and modern accessories, and antiques. This is where we were when we discovered the most beautiful antique doorknobs, which eventually became the pendants on some of our most popular necklaces: the Clignancourt pendent, necklace, and locket. … Continue Reading
Inspiration Gallery: the Stories Behind Our Jewelry
Gypsy’s collection of handcrafted jewelry is what you might call a triple threat. With incomparable craftsmanship, quality materials and meaningful symbolism, each piece adds a unique, distinctive dimension to a woman’s personal style.
While many connect with Gypsy on an aesthetic level, as cultural explorers, we believe that the jewelry’s symbolism is responsible for its certain je ne sais quoi.
During the mid-15th century, Constantinople was the center of the civilized world; the original melting pot. As such, the symbolism and styles originated therein continue to speak to each of us, as we intrinsically connect with our own cultural heritage. … Continue Reading
Symbolic Jewelry: the Dragonfly
The lovely dragonfly appears in much of our jewelry, spreading its wings and drawing attention to its elegant and beautiful form. These exquisite insects have been around for all of our history, as fossils of large dragonflies have been found dating back 325 million years. With such a long history, dragonflies have inherited rich symbolism and meaning in many cultures. … Continue Reading
A History of the Tulip
The tulip, an early summer blossom, blooms in all colors from white and cream, to warm reds and oranges, to even deep purples.… Continue Reading ▻