Friday, July 9, 2010

Alex Sepkus Designer Facts



Alex Sepkus is a master of design, and a true original in today’s world. Sepkus is first a craftsman whose priority is beauty, and whose insight and passion for his work are his driving force in life. “I do not keep my technique a secret. Its simply the thing that I do with my fingers that transfer the idea from my head to the material.”

A native of Vilnius, Alex received his graduate degree in industrial design from the Lithuanian Academy of Arts. His studies included interiors, glass making, sculpture, etchings, and graphics, with his graduate work primarily in jewelry design.

Alex immigrated to the United States in 1988, and quickly gained attention and respect from his peers, earning the Jewelers of America New Designer Award within his first 5 years. Designs by Alex Sepkus can now be seen in over 100 of the finest specialty stores around the country.

Today, Alex employs 18 craftsman in his shop in New York City. Each piece of Alex Sepkus jewely is made completely in their New York shop, solely from his original designs.

Alex Sepkus is more than a designer of jewelry; he had created his own category of jewelry. He is not derivative and does not follow trends. He simply wants to create beautiful things.

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