Kara Ackerman is the designer of her eponymous line of jewelry, which is comprised of three collections: Kara Ackerman Designs, GemGirls and KSA Designs for Men. With years of studying jewelry and earning a degree in gemology, Kara creates stunning pieces that reflect her unique artistic ability. She employs the use of 14k gold, vermeil and sterling silver and hand-picks precious and semi-precious stones such as diamonds, aquamarine, green amethyst, citrine and pearls for her designs. Celebrity fans are countless, but include style stars such as Jessica Biel, Demi Moore, and Carey Mulligan. Let’s find out what Kara is currently obsessing over!
ONE. New York Botanical Gardens in the Spring — The multitude of color palettes inspired me for next years collections.
TWO. My Blackberry Bold — Keeps me working and organized on the go!
THREE. NetFlix — Perfect to watch classic movies from the Film Noir period, from which I draw inspiration.
FOUR. Espresso from Lavazza — It keeps me going during my full days – from trunk shows to design sessions on the weekends.
FIVE. Kara Ackerman Designs Judie Multifaceted Bezel Set 18″ Necklace — Becaus ye the mix of Amethysts, Citrine, Aquamarine, and Rose Quartz reminds me of my summers by the beach.