The Antique Center at Historic Savage Mill The Antique Center at Historic Savage Mill
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1314339 (stock #SC12-2715)
The Antique Center at Historic Savage Mill
$3,550.00
Born in Cuba to Jamaican parents, Art Smith was one of the first African American jewelry designers. His mentor was Winifred Mason who owned a small jewelry studio and shop in Greenwich Village. She employed him, sparking his interest in design. In the early 1950's his work became so desirable that he was given pictorial coverage in Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and the"On the Avenue," segment in the New Yorker. Additionally, he landed many important commissions for well known celebrities...