Froman to be featured at trunk show in Vail
July 1, 2010
VAIL, Colorado – The Squash Blossom is hosting a trunk show this Fourth of July weekend showcasing the new summer collection of Pamela Froman. Froman is known for her hammered 18-karat mix gold pieces in yellow, white and rose gold. She has developed a technique that creates within one earring or ring a seamless blend of all three gold colors.
Pamela’s unique textured style was inspired by watching her mother, sculptor Ann Froman, create and design beautiful works of art. While living in Paris, Pamela – who is originally from Manhattan – designed high-fashion jewelry for salons and upon her return to the United States, she was the head designer for Keyes Jewelers, designing for the Valentino, Natori and Joan Collins collections. Launching her own collection in 2004, Pamela has the freedom of personal expression in which she believes that “individuality is the underlying theme of beauty.”
“My love of irregular surfaces has inspired me to texture my collection with a special hand-hammering technique I call ‘crushed,'” Froman said. “This technique lends a softer, more natural feel to the metal, as well as making each item completely unique. I hand-select diamonds and gemstones of the highest quality pairing them with platinum, 22-karat and carefully-mixed colors of 18-karat gold to create distinctive pieces and intricate handmade chains. My mission is to create collectible works of art that will be worn, not locked away in a safe, to be passed down and appreciated for generations.”
Pamela’s newest creations are striking drop earrings in a wide variety of stones and delicious colors.
“Everyone seems to have a color they are attracted to that brings out their individuality,” said Patti Cogswell of The Squash Blossom. “A pair of Pamela’s earrings will instantaneously brighten their face.”
Froman has donated a pair of 18-karat yellow “crushed” gold, robin’s egg blue turquoise and diamond pair of earrings, valued at $2,200, for auction at this year’s Connoisseur’s Trail to benefit Bright Futures.