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Judith Ripka Partners with Architect Elena Manferdini on a Limited-Edition Capsule Collection  December 24, 2020 (0 comments)

12-23-2020 Judith Ripka New Collection

New York, NY–Fine jewelry brand, Judith Ripka, announces a limited-edition capsule collection with Italian Architect Elena Manferdini. The Adoro Collection designed for Judith Ripka is the first in a series with women artists and designers, setting the tone for a groundbreaking, multidisciplinary look at jewelry’s expressive potential. (Image credit: The Adoro Collection.)

In 1977, Judith Ripka created her first 18-karat gold jewelry collection and among her many milestones, Judith Ripka was chosen as one of the “The Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World” and received the DeBeer’s Award for Outstanding Jewelry Design. Judith Ripka has long seen the power in collaboration—each master in the fields of architecture, art, design, and technology, will reimagine jewelry through their unique lens. Elena Manferdini was selected to be the first in this series because of her twenty plus years of professional experience in architecture, art, design, and education. Manferdini was honored with the ICON Award as part of the LA Design Festival in 2019, a prize that recognizes iconic women who have made an indelible mark on Los Angeles, and her eponymous atelier has completed projects over three continents. 

“These collaborations provide a whole new lens through which we can reimagine the art of jewelry making,” shared Robert D’Loren, CEO of XCEL Brands. “We believe that collaborations between brands, retailers, suppliers and authentic creative sources is the future of our industry. It all begins with nature and works its way up through art, music, film, technology, automotive, aviation, architecture, fashion and now social media. Bringing together or mashing up all of these creative disciplines is extremely exciting to all of us at Judith Ripka. ” 

The limited-edition collection marries geometric patterns with organic movement to create jewelry that is at once sensual and precise. Manferdini expresses her signature vision in the interplay of fluid lines, spatial rhythm and rigid material, and the balance of function. The results are strikingly beautiful, thought-provoking and unlike anything else in contemporary jewelry. 

“Jewelry is a universal form of adornment and it has been a part of mankind since before history was written,” says Elena Manferdini. “The Adoro collection is instantly recognizable as Atelier Manferdini signature work. The line reflects the firm’s architectural aesthetic, marrying geometrical patterns with organic movement to create unique ways of addressing the body.” 

The Adoro collection features four limited edition styles in the form of a necklace, bracelet, ring and earrings. Pricing ranges from $750 to $2,495, the jewelry is available at

About Judith Ripka 

As luxurious as they are timeless, Judith Ripka's iconic designs are sought-after by women from across the globe who have fallen in love with her striking compositions and extraordinary eye for detail. Judith's devotees appreciate the way each exquisite style captures one of life's beautiful moments, making it natural - and effortless - to wear her pieces forever. As seen on celebrities, CEOs and fashionable women everywhere, each piece reflects Judith's distinctive ability to translate modern trends into enduring wearability. @judithripka 

About Elena Manferdini 

Elena Manferdini, principal of Atelier Manferdini, has twenty years of professional experience in architecture, public art, design, and education. Manferdini has received a Professional Engineering Degree from the University of Civil Engineering (Bologna, Italy) and a Master of Architecture and Urban Design from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). She currently teaches at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) where she serves as the Graduate Programs Chair. In 2019, Manferdini was honored with the ICON Award as part of the LA Design Festival, which is a prize that recognizes iconic women who have made an indelible mark on Los Angeles, culture, and society in general through their work, character, and creative leadership. With a body of work that spans through various scales and disciplines of design, her eponymous atelier has completed projects over three continents. Manferdini loves art, technology, and inventions, and she deeply believes in the positive power of education, community outreach, and creative collaboration. 

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