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2017 La Quinta Arts Festival

Contact us with questions: info@adamneeley.com or (949) 715-0953 2017 La Quinta Arts Festival March 2-5, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thanks to all those who joined Adam at the 2017 La Quinta Arts Festival: the best of American contemporary art, presented by the artists themselves, in a stunning outdoor setting. Adam presented at Booth #319, showing his [...]

Classical Craftsmanship, Modern Innovation

Classical Craftsmanship, Modern Innovation In his own words, designer Adam Neeley describes his approach to balancing classical craftsmanship and modern innovation: During my studies in Italy, I apprenticed under master Italian goldsmith Gio Carbone. He taught me hand forging and finishing techniques passed down through generations of jewelers, spanning back to the Renaissance period. My South Sea Glow pendant, now a part [...]

Inspirational Erté

Inspirational Erté ''I'm in a different world, a dream world that invites oblivion. People take drugs to achieve such freedom from their daily cares. I've never taken drugs. I've never needed them.'' -Erté While developing his newest Couture collection, including the works featured here, Adam drew inspiration from the life and work of designer Erté.   [...]

Enigmatic Black Jade

Enigmatic Black Jade Enigmatic, strong, and beautiful, Jade has been sought and coveted since prehistory. Stone Age craftsman favored this tough and lustrous gem when fashioning weapons, talismans and tools. Jade has been celebrated through the ages not only for it's tangible properties, but also as a source of metaphysical power; forging a connection to heaven and healing the body. Possessing jade has [...]

Adam Introduces His Newest Couture Collection

Adam Introduces His Newest Couture Collection In his own words, designer Adam Neeley describes the inspiration for his newest collection of Couture Jewelry: As an artist, it's my quest to find and create harmonious balance. I perpetually challenge myself to create a precise combination of gemstone to metal and form to function. In both my symmetrical and asymmetrical work I strive for [...]

2016 Couture Release Party

2016 Couture Release Party November 19th, 2016, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thank you to attendees of the 2016 Couture Release Party in the Private Lounge of San Francisco's own 25Lusk. Guests enjoyed a VIP Wine Tasting, while Adam shared the inspirations behind his designs and unveiled his 2016 Couture Jewels.

The Grapes of Burgundy Wine Event

The Grapes of Burgundy Wine Event On Saturday, October 22nd from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at his Laguna Beach gallery, Adam hosted a private wine event for his collector's circle, the Grapes of Burgundy. Guided by sommelier Michaela Hightower, guests in attendance sampled select Burgundian wines alongside food pairings while learning more about the exceptional fruits of this famous wine-making region. [...]

2016 Beverly Hills Art Show

2016 Beverly Hills Art Show October 15th & 16th, 2016, from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM The Beverly Hills Art Show is free to the public and features work by 240 artists from around the world. Such diverse media as sculpture, ceramics, painting, photography, drawing, printmaking, and jewelry are represented. We invite you to join Adam at the [...]

Opal, A Fiery Muse

Opal, a Fiery Muse One of the original “precious gemstones,” opals have been celebrated and coveted through the ages. Of the enigmatic gem, Pliny the Elder described, "a play within them that they equal the deepest and richest colors of painters. Others…simulate the flaming fire of burning sulfur and even the bright blaze of burning oil." The light phenomenon he so poetically [...]

2015 Couture Book

2015 Couture Book Each year Adam creates a unique and one-of-a-kind collection of pieces which are debuted in an annual Couture Book. For questions or custom design featuring opals, call (949) 715-0953 or click below. Inquire