Knickerbocker Manufacturing Co. (Based out of NYC) join forces with Jewelry Designer Lewis Williams of LHN to put together a limited collection of Lapels, Keychain Rings, and Swallow ID Bracelets. The ID bracelet features a swallow motif, a common one adopted by G.I.’s upon their return from war, engraved on a solid brass portion.
The lapel pin is available in two styles, one made from sterling silver with a carnelian gemstone and the other made from solid brass with a onyx gemstone. The design detail around the gemstone was made with a Navajo inspired design. The pin can be worn on a jacket lapel, pocket, bag or any other area that needs adornment.
The chain key ring & hook attaches to the trouser or jean belt loop and key ring in the back pocket. There is a diamond shaped insert plaque in the chain with “New York City” engraved alongside the maker’s initials, the reverse has a Navajo inspired design.’
More About LHN Jewelry
British-born Lewis Williams studied jewelry design in London at Central Saint Martins and The London Guildhall, he moved to New York City in 2006 to work in the bustling jewelry industry and establish his label – LHN Jewelry.
Lewis’s grandfathers were interesting gentlemen – Henry was a boxer and Captain in the British Army and Nicholas was a cobbler and as a nod to these two men, the names of his grandfathers accompany his, in the jewelry label: LHN stands for Lewis Henry Nicholas.
The work is primarily influenced by classical antiquity from the Roman era through Victorian times style and aesthetics. From his Brooklyn studio Lewis creates the unique hand crafted jewelry. When making work, he likes to use ancient processes like carving into wax and casting in brass, silver and gold. This is coupled with fabricating the jewelry by hand- sawing, engraving, hammering, and soldering the metals. This results in hand made eclectic jewelry and accessories, which are aesthetically beautiful and feel like old treasure.