BOSTON — The price of gold has climbed almost 10 percent since January, silver is up about 30 percent in the last year and the sagging economy is making buyers squint critically at every order, creating much angst for jewelry designers.
Lana Barakat, who designs the Lazuli jewelry line, has opted to use precious metals conservatively and turn to copper, wood, silk and semiprecious stones to flesh out designs.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"