Design Spotlight: Janis Kerman.

Janis Kerman Jewelry- Form and Concept Gallery- Santa Fe New Mexico
Janis Kerman, Concentric Circle Necklace, 18k gold, white gold, palladium, natural Keshi pearls, diamond.

“Something symmetrical or identical is simple. You only work out one problem,” says Montreal designer Janis Kerman. “When you have to work out something that has to be balanced—that is a pair, but not identical—that is for me more challenging and much more fun.” That’s Kerman’s philosophy in a nutshell, and it has taken her to the upper echelons of Canada’s contemporary jewelry world. She creates one-of-a-kind designs with precious metals, gems and alternative materials. Her vast array of influences—from art to architecture, fashion to furniture—made her a perfect fit for form & concept. Kerman believes there is a symbiotic relationship between art, craft and design, a conceptual fluidity where influences move freely between disciplines. We just added 16 new pieces by Kerman to our collection—browse some of our favorites below.

Janis Kerman Jewelry- Form and Concept Gallery- Santa Fe New Mexico
Janis Kerman, Gem Stone Array Earrings, 18k gold, sterling silver, blue topaz, garnet, peridot, amethyst, crystal quartz.
Janis Kerman Jewelry- Form and Concept Gallery- Santa Fe New Mexico
Janis Kerman, Freshwater Pearl Brooch, sterling silver, 18 k gold, freshwater pearl.
Janis Kerman Jewelry- Form and Concept Gallery- Santa Fe New Mexico
Janis Kerman, Link Bracelet, 18k gold, pearl.
Janis Kerman Jewelry- Form and Concept Gallery- Santa Fe New Mexico
Janis Kerman, 18K Gold Rainbow Gem Stone Brooch.
Janis Kerman Jewelry- Form and Concept Gallery- Santa Fe New Mexico
Janis Kerman, Ring, sterling silver, 18 karat gold, rhodolite garnet, citrine, smokey quartz.
Janis Kerman Jewelry- Form and Concept Gallery- Santa Fe New Mexico
Janis Kerman, Crescent Moon Earrings, 18k gold, iolite, citrine, topaz, garnet, smoky quartz, peridot.

Click here to browse all of Janis Kerman’s work.