Behind the Scenes

July 11, 2018

All of the Pearls

Even before I got serious about making jewelry, I loved pearls. Not so much the traditional strand of cultured pearls (although I like those, too), but pearls that are a little different. Back in my 20s, I bought a long silver necklace made with mother of pearl freeform nuggets (I didn't know what they were back then, but now I do) that I cherished and still remember fondly.
June 13, 2018

Ruth Barzel Jewelry: An Introduction

Ruth Barzel Jewelry was born in 2005 out of two things: a desire to make cool stuff and a desire to have cool stuff. Both still motivate me, but a lot has changed since then.
November 14, 2016
Ruth Barzel Behind the Scenes Video Snapshot

Behind the Scenes

This fall I did something that’s been on my to-do list for a long time—shot a video about my business. I’d been looking for a way […]
August 5, 2014

Behind the Scenes: A Peek into the Jewelry-Making Process

Whenever I like someone’s work—be that person an artist, a writer, or a designer—I become curious about her. What does she do every day, who does […]