Project Description

BEST IN SHOW

best in show
For more than 20 years, California-based jewelry designer, gemologist, and goldsmith, Adam Neeley has established a reputation for crafting jewelry of unparalleled artistry and design. As a Colorado native, Neeley’s curiosity for geology and gemstones flourished in a naturally rich and inspiring mountain setting. Years of rock collecting and stone cutting progressed into jewelry making and by age 14, Neeley was presenting his jewelry at art shows from Aspen to Telluride.  Adam has been honored as a category or show favorite at many of the country’s most prestigious art shows over the years. These awards include:
Beverly Hills Art Affair 2016 – 1st Place Jewelry
Sausalito Art Festival 2015– 2nd Place Jewelry
La Quinta Arts Festival 2015 – Best of Jewelry
Beverly Hills Art Affair 2014– 1st Place Jewelry
La Quinta Arts Festival 2011 – Best of Show
La Quinta Arts Festival 2010 – Best of Jewelry
Scottsdale Arts Festival 2009- 1st Place Jewelry
Beverly Hills Art Affair 2009 – 1st Place Jewelry
La Quinta Art Festival 2009 – Best of Show
Art City Austin 2008 – Best of Jewelry
Scottsdale Arts Festival 2009- 1st Place Jewelry
Beverly Hills Art Affair 2007 – 1st Place Jewelry
Vail Arts Festival 2003– Best of Jewelry
Neeley’s innovative spirit and fiery creativity, combined with technical mastery, has garnered numerous major design awards as well as the attention of museums and elite collectors. See & learn more at: Awards
From his Laguna Beach studio, designer and goldsmith Adam Neeley pushes the boundaries of modern jewelry design. Born a gem-lover and educated at the prestigious Gemological Institute of America and Le Art Orafe, Adam has spent his life mastering the craft and art form of jewelry making and design. As a member of the American Jewelry Design Council, Adam is honored to share his expertise and passion with the world. His award-winning jewelry is celebrated by jewelry collectors, industry authorities, including MJSA and AGTA, and the Smithsonian Institution. We invite you to learn more by visiting our About Adam and Welcome pages.