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What Makes John Atencio Jewelry So Unique?

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What Makes John Atencio Jewelry So Unique?

The best jewelry designers take a unique approach that makes each piece a distinctive work of wearable art. Inspired by meaningful life experiences and history’s most compelling architectural achievements, John Atencio specializes in stunning jewelry designs that are truly one of a kind.

The John Atencio Difference

The world’s most creative jewelers tap their love of architecture and geometry, developing compelling jewelry pieces inspired by their personal interests. Like other talented artists, architects, designers and expressionists, John Atencio infuses his creations with his personal experience of the world.

With distinct architectural lines, John's jewelry reflects the unmistakable artistry of a master craftsman. Clean and simple, his signature style is one of function and comfort. Sketched by hand, with every detail planned, John’s jewelry designs are uniquely him. Instinctual and original, John is not afraid to buck trends. Whether he’s using more metal than other jewelers or incorporating triangles when others are fixated on squares, John’s style is always Avant-guarde.

Using creative shapes in his designs, John’s mind thinks in the third dimension. This results in striking, original jewelry pieces, crafted by a skilled artisan using hand-selected gemstones that are always cut to spec. Made with impeccable attention to detail, each piece is expertly crafted using only the finest materials, creating unique jewelry designs that command attention.

What Inspires You?

We all have a passion that drives us. Whether it’s your career, hobby, family or spirituality, inspiration can come in many forms. The best designer jewelry is informed by this type of passion, and it is from this magic that truly unique jewelry is made.

For John Atencio, a lifetime of experience informs his unique jewelry designs, which are a direct reflection of his dedication to the art of jewelry making. Whether taking his inspiration from the geometry of a sleek, square-windowed stucco home in his gorgeous Ventana rings or the famous Art Deco period in his creation of the Deco collection; John taps an endless world of inspiration in each of his creations.

For an accomplished artist like John, inspiration is everywhere, whether it comes from the intimate aspects of personal experience or the wondrous architectural achievements of the past. Take for instance his Paloma collection with its gentle dimensional architecture inspired by John’s grandmother, a woman of steadfast faith, who passionately envisioned a world united as one.

In similar ways, every one of John’s designs holds deep meaning, based on compelling inspiration that sets his jewelry apart from the rest. Whatever the influence behind each of his artistic visions, every fresh design builds on the impeccable craftsmanship and organic architecture that is iconic John Atencio.

Jewelry as Unique As You

What started as a modest jewelry endeavor has grown into a globally renowned brand. Generations of women and men treasure John Atencio’s jewelry, thanks to its exceptional quality and distinctive designs. Whether it means falling in love with one of his captivating creations or crafting a one-of-a-kind piece together, you can be part of this enduring legacy in so many different ways.

Renowned for his exceptional jewelry pieces, John takes things further with customized creations that provide a stylish expression of your personal taste or enduring love story. Leveraging just under a half-century of experience in design, John often works with customers to create beautiful wearable art. Through each step of the exciting design process, his team works collaboratively with customers to refine every custom piece so it looks perfect and meets John’s strict standards for durability, quality and unmistakable beauty.

Whether you want a vintage-inspired engagement ring or contemporary jewelry design that blends more than one style, John Atencio can craft a unique and beautiful custom jewelry piece that’s every bit you.

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Years in the Making

John Atencio has spent more than four decades designing uniquely creative jewelry that evokes sophistication, glamor and style. Informed by the past and inspired by the future, he continues to elevate his craft, committing his inspirations to paper in freehand and then bringing each piece to life.

As he continues his incredible artistic journey, John is thrilled to create jewelry designs for a diverse customer base that spans the globe. From rings to bracelets to pendants, every piece is thoughtfully crafted in pursuit of progress, social responsibility and lasting beauty. That's what makes John Atencio's jewelry so unique and so coveted by countless people in Colorado, the United States and the world.

Balanced dimensions. Fluid form. Bold lines. John Atencio crafts unique statement pieces and stunning wearable art. Whether it’s one of John’s distinctive designs or a customized ring created with you (and only you) in mind, every piece embraces the flawless craftsmanship and organic design that is signature John Atencio artistry.

Shop online or visit one of our locations and let our knowledgeable experts guide you toward the perfect jewelry piece for your one-of-a-kind style.