contact us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right.

716 S. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA

(310) 489-3763

Kristen Dorsey Designs, LLC was founded in 2011 by Kristen Dorsey, an award-winning Chickasaw metalsmith living and working in Huntington Beach, CA. For Kristen, jewelry goes beyond ornamental adornment; it is a medium with which she has forged her cultural identity as a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, a Native American tribe originally from the southeast.  Utilizing natural gemstones, precious metals, and other materials, her handcrafted jewelry pieces are a unique mix of Chickasaw visual traditions infused with inspiration drawn from the beauty of the California Coast.  Dorsey’s philosophy is that “jewelry is a sacred narrative; it captures moments of significance for the wearer such as transitions in life, relationships with one another, and with one’s community, cultural identity, and spirituality.”

Triangle Ring in Rose Gold

Shop

Of Earth and Place Collection

With this collection, we reconnect to the land of our Chickasaw ancestors. Forced from their home in the southeast during 1830s by the Longest Walk, for many years looking back was too painful. Yet now, we are actively preserving and protecting the fragile ecosystems that nourished and anchored our ancestors for thousands of years. The Of Earth and Place collection takes these concepts of place and environment and interprets them through my personal experience. My dreams of the Chickasaw homelands in the southeast are represented by the plant species used by my ancestors and rendered within an Art Deco framework. With this collection, I honor the knowledge of our people and the place we will forever call home.

Triangle Ring in Rose Gold

unspecified-4.jpeg
unspecified-4.jpeg

Triangle Ring in Rose Gold

100.00

This piece is made to order. Please allow for an additional 7-10 business days for shipping. 

This unique ring makes a strong statement both when worn alone and in combination with other rings and bracelets like the Double Triangle Ring.

Significance

I live and work in the historic core neighborhood of downtown Los Angeles and many buildings were built in the 20s. The triangular design of this piece is based on the striking Art Deco style of these buildings, in particular the Eastern building.

Details

This ring is cast in sterling silver, plated in rose gold.

Dimensions

0.7" x 0.45"

Collection

Of Earth and Place - Nurturing a future rooted in the place we forever call home.

Size:
Quantity:
Add To Cart

Hey there! Enter your email to be our VIP….
Because nobody wants to be the last to know!

* indicates required
A BI-MONTHLY VIP NEWSLETTER WILL BE DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX