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Sep 03, 2013 02:53 PM EDT
Kim and Nicole Carosella of Sorellina Talk Emma Roberts, Florence Welch and Cate Blanchett In Exclusive Interview
Sisters Kim and Nicole Carosella create a moody "romance," in vintage inspired jewelry for their line Sorellina. Sorellina-Italian for "little sister," challenges the perception of the art and its beauty, explored with that of nature and sculpture.
Their designs range from eye-catching snake rings to delicate bracelets and classic earrings. The sisters have mastered the balance between the ordinary and the unexpected, and have already developed a strong celebrity following: Florence Welch, Ellie Goulding, Erika Christensen and Emma Roberts. We caught up with talented designers Nicole & Kim Carosella to chat all things jewelry, inspiration and Florence Welch.
What inspires you most about jewelry design?
Nicole Carosella: I love that jewelry is wearable art. Creating 3d pieces that compliment a woman face or hands and discovering interesting stones is inspiring to our collections and reminds me that there is magic is in the world.
Tell us a bit about the vibe of your brand?
Kim Carosella: Our brand is vintage inspired with a modern twist.
What's your favorite and most exotic piece you've made?
It's hard to pick a favorite but probably our Puccini Cage Ring. We do a lot with snakes and snake skin texture - those are definitely the most exotic.
Who was your favorite artist/actress to work with?
Florence Welch was lovely, and an absolutely dream to work with
Who do you love seeing in your designs?
Emma Roberts - who wore a few pieces last week and looked stunning
Who do would you love to wear your jewelry?
Cate Blanchett, Zoe Saldana, Kerry Washington, Julianna Hough, to name a few.
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