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Kara Ross Collaborations with Maxwell Burnstein with Instagram Sweepstakes

It's no secret that we love Instagram here at Kara Ross. Whether we're sharing #LolatheLobster 's adventures or finding inspiration, Instagram has become a place where we've kept up with old friends and connected with new collaborators, like our beloved Donald Drawbertson.

Today we're thrilled to introduce you to our latest collaborator, Toronto-based new media artist and creative direction wunderkind ByMaxwell. Canvassing everything from collages and mixed media works (with pieces appearing at the FIT Museum in September 2015 for Susanne Bartsch: Fashion as Spectacle and Transformation) to designing capsule collections, there isn't much that Maxwell can't do!

So, to celebrate our #KaraRossxByMaxwell collaboration, we caught up with the busy Canadian:

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Amethyst, the regal birthstone for February

Amethyst is a gemstone that Kara Ross uses frequently in her fine jewelry collection from raw to smooth to faceted, Kara has created many unique pieces with the amethyst gemstone as the centerpiece. Amethyst is the birthstone for February. and this gorgeous purple hued stone comes in an array of colors from a light lilac to violet to the ideal grade of deep purple, which is called “Deep Siberian”. [...]

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Vogue Video: Unboxed with will.i.am

Our most recent collaboration is with recording artist will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas. Will tapped Kara to build a cage for his i.amPuls Smart watch. Kara created a 36 carat hand set diamond cage and will be the exclusive designer for the cages. Watch the video below to see Will unbox [...]

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Kara's Favorite Things - Holiday 2014

As a jewelry and handbag designer, it's hard for Kara to choose her favorite things from the collection each year.  This year was no different, though a few things stood out from the crowd.   1.   Kara Ross X Donald Robertson:  Her collaboration with Donald Robertson (aka @DonaldDrawbertson) was the most fun.  The one-of-a-kind wearable works [...]

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The Cat's Out of the Bag (and on the Outside)

On Columbus Day, Kara spent the morning with Donald Robertson (aka @DonaldDrawbertson) at his studio to chat about their collaboration and create a little art. Kara said it was amazing to see Donald's creative mind work in real time, chatting away about kids, their daughter’s Drue and Drew, soccer, college and Donald’s adorable twins of course while painting, drawing, [...]

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Holiday Trend: Statement Earrings

Holiday dressing is all about accessories and this season, statement earrings are a key piece to holiday dressing. A fantastic pair of earrings can take a simple sheath or little black dress from wallflower status to wow and better yet – earrings that no one else in the room will be wearing.The statement earrings in the Kara [...]

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Multiple Exposures: Jewelry and Photography

Situated next door to the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle, the Museum of Arts and Design is a relative newcomer to the New York art world having been founded as an American Craft Museum in the mid-1950s, it was renamed the Museum of Arts and Design in 2002.The museum moved to its current location [...]

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