All goldsmiths must master certain fundamentals to work effectively with precious metals, but the drive to innovate new jewelry-making techniques sets Adam Neeley apart. Adam began with a strong foundation was necessary, obtaining the finest jewelry education by studying first at GIA, the unparalleled California jewelry and gemstone institution, and later with master goldsmiths and designers in Italy. From there, Adam sought to adapt and build upon his knowledge in pursuit of creating exceptional works of jewelry art.
Adam calls on old-world techniques which he learned with European masters, as well as the most modern tools of the jewelry-making trade. At their annual Vision Awards, MJSA (the Manufacturer and Jewelry Suppliers of America) has recognized Adam’s exquisite touch with a laser-welder by awarding him First Place in Laser Distinction on three separate occasions. The award-winning jewelry honored with this important technical award are Revealing Beauty, Oceana, and Rouge Moderne.
Adam is eager to add innovation to technical excellence. Among the most exciting of Adam’s jewelry innovations are AlbaGold™ and SpectraGold™, specialty gold types exclusive to Adam Neeley Fine Art Jewelry. As a goldsmith and designer, Adam Neeley infuses all of his work with a little bit of magic, making him a modern Alchemist.