Kai & Michele

"We loved working with JDD, though we can hardly say it was work. We had so much fun. Jennifer is such a lovely person and talented artist. Our rings are a constant reminder of how beautiful, exciting, and sparkly our life is together."

- Michele

"I first met Jennifer years ago at the NY Gift Fair and loved her 18K gold jewelry. Years later, as I was thinking about proposing to my girlfriend, Michele, I remembered Jennifer and found her beautiful ring collection online, but being a designer, I had to see and touch the rings to understand scale and get a sense of what I wanted to give Michele. So, I made an appointment to go into her studio, and as Jennifer says, “play”! Jennifer and her staff were so helpful and open during the process of designing the perfect engagement ring, which has been a piece that my wife gets stopped and complemented on daily. When Michele and I were thinking about our wedding bands, we both knew we wanted to go to Jennifer and collaborate with her on our ideas. As we arrived to her small showroom at her studio, we were welcomed by her dog and a drink to get us started. At one point I looked over at Michele who had stacks of diamond rings dripping off her fingers—we had a lot of fun. At the end we decided not to design custom bands but chose a few of her wonderfully designed rings. We are so happy with the process and with the outcome! These pictures are from our wedding in Portugal at the Palacio dos Marqueses de Fronteira, which was a dream wedding. Michele was outfitted with Jennifer Dawes earrings and her multiple rings. We can't say enough about how amazing an experience it was to work with Jennifer, who is a true artist, on these pieces of jewelry we will wear to symbolize our love and commitment!"

- Kai 

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