n+a new york

American Made Since 2007

noriko sugawara & akiko sugawara

New York, New York
n+a new york - purely handcrafted jewelry collection by sisters Noriko and Akiko Sugawara, who originally come from Yokohama, Japan.

Tell us about your business.

n+a new york is a jewelry line founded by sisters Noriko and Akiko Sugawara. Designing their collections and making all pieces in their studio in TriBeCa, New York City, Noriko and Akiko create finely crafted, handmade jewelry. Their designs reflect the subtle beauty of the details of both city life and nature. Details that often go unnoticed in the busy rush of ordinary life—the textures of rocks and leaves, details of historic buildings in New York City, cracks in subway walls, the sparseness of branches in winter, and the richness of blossoms and leaves in summer—catch their eyes and inspire the motifs of beautiful jewelry pieces. Respect for the nature of their materials connects their designs to their inspirations.

What makes your business stand out?

Noriko and Akiko’s unique perspectives and Japanese sensibilities give birth to an original aesthetic in jewelry design. The most important value of n+a new york is making jewelry that enhances the life of its owner and that will be cherished for a long time. Inspired creators, timeless designs, respected materials, and handcrafted artisanship define n+a new york as a jewelry brand that complements the individuality of its wearer, accenting personal style with unique pieces that will always remain fresh and will become favorites.

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    Aug. 31, 2015

    Final day for entering the Audience Choice Award competition.

    Oct. 19, 2015

    Final day to cast your vote for your favorite makers.

    Oct. 23, 2015

    2015 Editors' Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

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    Nov. 7, 2015

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