San Francisco, CA (PressExposure) August 15, 2009 -- /1888PressRelease/ Collections by John S. Brana, handcrafted fine jewelry designer from San Francisco, will be showcased during a weekend trunk show hosted by Bloomingdale's Stanford in the Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto. The jewelry event will take place Saturday, October 3 through Sunday, October 4, 2009, from 12:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m. at the fashion accessories and fine jewelry counter located on level one. Shoppers will also enjoy Bloomingdale's Friends and Family Discount of 20% off all jewelry by John S. Brana during this exclusive weekend event.
Brana looks forward to premiering Muir Woods, his latest collection of nature-inspired jewelry, including one-of-a-kind cocktail rings and pendants featuring large carat semi-precious gemstones set in sterling silver and bronze. âIt was perfect timing for Bloomingdale's to contact me about a Fall event. I'm very proud of the Muir Woods Collection because it's completely unique and I'm one of the few jewelry designers experimenting with different patina finishes,â describes Brana referring to his handmade copper patinated earring designs in various hues of turquoise, green, red, black and orange. Additional handcrafted jewelry collections available during the event include filigree earrings, dramatic colored gemstone pendants, statement cuffs, cocktail rings, and handmade beaded necklaces layered with semi-precious gemstones.
All handcrafted jewelry designs may be purchased using Bloomingdale's 20% off Friends and Family discount, and John S. Brana will be present to greet guests and answer all jewelry questions. Event details will be available by visiting http://www.bloomingdales.com, clicking on the Stores & Events page and choosing the Stanford location.
John S. Brana began crafting his jewelry collections by hand in his West Portal studio overlooking the Pacific Ocean after leaving a career as vice president of finance for the Charles Schwab Corporation in 2003. Branaâs creative influences come directly from neighborhoods in and around San Francisco, including Nob Hill, Pacific Heights, Seacliff, SoMa, and Sonoma.
To view all styles available by John S. Brana, please visit http://www.johnsbrana.com.