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Divine Jewelry: Miracle Icons by Mary Jo Pane

January 27th, 2010. Published in STYLE by KiptonART Intern.

Divine Jewelry: Miracle Icons by Mary Jo Pane
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Mary Jo Pane's inspiring jewelry combines antique religious icons with a chic tarnished feel to bring a sense of coolness to spirituality. Her line has been featured in every top magazine: Elle, Rolling Stone, GQ, People, New York Times and more, with A-list clients including Bruce Springsteen, Anderson Cooper, and Patti Smith (see below for more). Put your faith back into the religion of fashion by going to Barney's Co-Op 
to purchase one of the heavenly designs.

What inspired you to begin a collection of religious icons to wear as jewelry?
A combination of being in NYC in the weeks after 9/11 attacks and a friends serious illness. I wanted to go back to my childhood make the saint jewelry that I had worn and make it cool.

Who are your ideal clients?
The spiritually evolved, including Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Anderson Cooper, Matthew McConaughhey, Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Angel Corella, Bruce Weber, Susan Sarandon, Jake Gyllenhaal

What icons are most popular?
St Francis of Assisi, St Rita, St Anthony, St Joseph and of course St Christopher 

Who were your favorite designers for Spring 2010 fashion, why?
Marc Jacobs because he has his vision and stay with it. Clements Ribeiro a visual treat to the eye and so darn feminine!

What are the must have items for the cold winter months? For the Spring?
Warm boots, cashmere, hat, scarf, gloves,and socks, lots of Kiehls Crème de Corps., Miracle Icons. Spring color and patterns, some classic leather pieces, great belt and an armload of Miracle Icon bracelets.

What current fashion trend would you do away with?

What is a significant fashion moment in your life?
Toss up between meeting Giorgio Armani at Barneys while making jewelry, and Versace Couture show at his palazzo Via Gesu Milan.

What are your favorite spots in New York, shopping and otherwise?
Barneys, Muji, Union Square Farmers Market, Madison Square Park, the reflecting pond at Lincoln Center, Bethesda Fountain, Gramercy Park,

Who are your favorite artists?
Cy Twombley, Joan Mitchell, Louise Bourgeois, Jackson Pollock

What one word describes your style?




May 29th, 2014 20:20 pm
Posted by Busro.
First of all, congratulations on the amnaizg blog!I am merely getting started at Audio Branding, and after reading several different definitions of what is included in the management of a brand's sonic identity, I must ask: Don't you think that all acoustic interactions with the product/service are relevant to a brand, hence should be carefully thought out and purposefully applied from ground up?if it's a product rather than a service, for instance. Shouldn't the sonic experience of opening the product up, of pulling off the lid, or cutting, ripping the package be seriously taken into account? The sounds that the product makes are of great importance in the consumer's process of brand perception and significancy of brand experience from the purchase to recall. Typing on a Mac keyboard, or even the sonic feeling of a MacBook in your hands after unpacking It surely sounds different than a Dell keyboard or notebook even when both are turned off. Am I being absolutely nonsensical, or just poorly articulated? I haven't seen much discussion about these matters, and I can't distinguish a particular place for this in the responsibilities of an Audio Branding Manager from what I have read so far. Does this matter in audio branding literature? Where would it fit in the process, nevertheless, in this glossary?I would very much appreciate your thoughts on this subject.thanks in advance for the attention and patience

February 3rd, 2010 08:31 am
Posted by CD Hawkins.
Mary I've been a fan of your work for a while. Still trying to get the mens wooden bracelet. Continued success.