Courtesy of Kirk Kara
Kirk Kara began as an apprentice to his father in 1965. Since 1890 the Kara family has earned a reputation for creating beautiful jewelry that reflects a woman's individual style. The Kirk Kara collection is a mix of modern pieces inspired by vintage styles. Each piece is handcrafted so no two pieces are exactly alike. We asked Kirk Kara to tell us more about the process that goes into making a beautiful ring, here's what he had to say: —Michelle Preli
Kirk Kara is a family business. What did you learn from your father and why was it so instrumental in your jewelry design work?
My passion for jewelry was fueled at a very early age. My inspiration was my father Artin, a master jeweler. He took me under his wing in the summer of 1965 while I was in high school. In his workshop, I began to learn the skills and craft that I apply to jewelry designing today. Back then...