Friday, November 29, 2013
Byzantine – the word brings to mind vaulted cathedrals and arched palaces with perfectly-shaped domes and buttresses, all intricately decorated and shimmering with colorful mosaics. In this ancient Empire, lavish jewelry were made of gold, bronze, or enamel set with pearls, rubies, emeralds, and other precious gems. The regal yet romantic designs of this bygone era inspired Penny Preville’s Byzantine Collection. Expertly fusing old world techniques with contemporary designs and accents, Penny individually designed the luxurious pieces of this collection. Precious metals such as 18K white, yellow or rose gold and platinum were exquisitely crafted into fine details to create fabulous scroll bangles, teardrop-shaped earrings, delicate chains and eye-catching bands. The exquisite pieces are further enhanced by the shimmering hues of pink and blue sapphires, brilliant diamonds, pearls and moonstones. “My goal is to keep designing pieces that will make a woman look and feel fabulous,” Penny Preville once said. Her breathtaking Byzantine Collection not only makes a woman feel fabulous – it makes her totally feel like a woman.
Penny Preville’s Collections are available at Shreve & Co. on Post Street in San Francisco.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Award-winner jewelry designer Penny Preville had lived for crafting elegant jewelry pieces since she was a young girl playing with her grandmother’s jewels. Her serious interest in engagement rings, however, started when her own son was about to get engaged. It was important to Penny that she be the one to design the ring to represent the couple. The “Mara” ring had then gone on to become one of Penny Preville’s best selling pieces. Penny designed more bridal rings for family members and friends after that, and they are all now part of the company’s bridal collection. In a way, every couple who chooses their engagement and wedding bands from Penny Preville becomes a part of a family and a heritage with a romantic and vintage-inspired feel.
Find Penny Preville’s collections at Shreve & Co. in Palo Alto – authorized retailer for luxury jewelry brands such as Penny Preville.
Sunday, September 15, 2013
There is a touch of our passions embedded in everything we do. Modern jewelry designer Penny Preville’s fascination with the timeless and elegant classic designs is fused delicately into her contemporary pieces. Famed for its vintage designs reinvented with modern touches, Penny Preville’s namesake jewelry brand enjoys immense popularity among women of all ages. The Platinum Juliet ring from the Leaf Collection seamlessly blends modern trends with the undying classics. The platinum semi mounting that features a classic four prong setting is inspired by the timeless tale of love and passion. The shank is accented with bold yet smooth and flowing organic design that beautifully highlights its brilliant diamond stone that sits elegantly on the precious metal mounting.
Find more of Penny Preville’s enchanting designs at Shreve & Co in Portland Oregon – authorized retailer for Penny Preville.
Saturday, August 03, 2013
Martha Stewart Weddings, Tatler Russia, Milieu Magazine, InStyle, W Magazine, etc. – fashionably elegant jewelry pieces by much-acclaimed designer Penny Preville are featured by style authorities everywhere all the time. The award winning artist from Long Island stepped into the fashion world with her namesake jewelry collection at a young age. Her signature style that fuses old world techniques with contemporary interpretation exudes a lovely sense of femininity, elegance and wearability. The talented entrepreneur and artist speaks fondly of her collections. “Jewelry is very personal and individual to the wearer, my goal is to keep designing pieces that will make a woman look and feel fabulous." No wonder her pieces, which feature vibrant combinations of precious metals and gems, gather accolades and recognitions everywhere. Stylists and jewelers acknowledge her natural gift in the craft, while women in all walks of life relate with the personal touch that each of her pieces exudes.
Find Penny Preville’s luxurious designs at Shreve & Co. on Post Street in San Francisco – an authorized dealer for Penny Preville.
Friday, June 21, 2013
Being a jewelry designer comes with its own set of perks. Long Island artist, Penny Preville, loves how she can dream up and create exactly the kind of jewelry pieces that she wants to wear. Preville’s My Blue Heaven was launched in 2011 with all of her favorite blue stones. The biggest part of the collection is the Moondance pieces, made of alluring moonstones. Legend has it that this precious gem is formed from the light of the moon, a story that Penny finds very romantic. For some earrings and pendants, Penny shows off the labradorite’s amazing play of colors. For other pieces, she combines black rhodium gold with blue and white diamonds and turn them into shimmering glimpses of the beautiful night sky. Preville’s Blue Heaven collection grows broader with every moment of inspiration. As an artist, there is no limit to what she can create.
Check out Penny Preville’s My Blue Heaven at Shreve & Co. in Portland, Oregon.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Elegance and innovation, fashion and wearability – who says they have to be mutually-exclusive? Not Penny Preville. Her popular jewelry designs, known under her namesake designer jewelry brand beautifully blend those important attributes together. The pieces in her collection are the outlet for her innate creativity. She has been designing gems since her childhood years, mix-matching and glamorizing the contents of her grandma’s jewelry box. Her well-accoladed and multi-awarded jewelries are also showpieces of Penny Preville’s natural acumen in business and advertising. Most of all, it is an expression of herself as a woman and as an individual. The depth and personal style that Penny pours into each elaborate ring or necklace makes it attractive to those who also need to express their own. After all, that is really what fashion is about. Learn more about expressing your own style with Penny Preville’s collections.
Check them out at Shreve & Co. in Palo Alto – authorized retailer for Penny Preville.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Life makes way for a determined woman who relentlessly chases a lifelong dream. In the case of Penny Preville, that woman was lugging a Radio Flyer red wagon to town in Fire Island. In her heart was a childhood passion for jewelry, and on that wagon were her own handmade jewelry creations. Penny, now a celebrated designer for Hollywood celebrities, still remembers with fundness the day she took that red wagon near the beach and made her first sale from her precious collection. Many things have changed since that fateful day thirty-five years ago in Long Island - Penny Preville is now a brand of exquisite craftsmanship and inspired design. Instead of a red wagon, fine jewelers - like Shreve & Co. in Palo Alto - cart her beautiful works of art and sell them to the fashionably discriminating crowd. Nonetheless, one thing remains the same: Penny Preville still loves the thrill of seeing a costumer fall in love with her creations, make a purchase, and take the treasures home to create her own fond memories with.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Believe – it’s a word that speaks so much to the heart of a young girl chasing a dream, a young woman finding the love of her life, a mother looking at her beautiful children. A woman, by nature, wears faith her heart. Penny Preville, by passionate artistry, adorns it on their necks. The Top Ten Best Designers company seeks to give women the jewelry that speak their heart’s desires. Penny Preville’s round Believe charm is made of 18k beaded white gold. The word “Believe” is engraved in the middle of the pendant. A piece of diamond sits daintily atop the charm and a delicate white gold chain, separately sold, holds it elegantly around the collar. The Believe charm is also customizable with any letter or word, either engraved or in diamonds, so you can let people know what's in your heart. Wear your heart in a chain from Penny Preville. Check out Shreve & Co. in Post, Street, San Francisco. Shreve is an authorized dealer for Penny Preville.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
It takes a woman to know a woman. And Penny Preville has proven time and time again that she knows what women desire in the jewelries they wear – pieces that they can connect to; and pieces that define each of them as a person and as a woman. It is this ability coupled with her eye for designs and her exceptional creativity that captured her many followers and collectors. A lot of them are influential and celebrated women like Anna Paquin, Hayden Panettiere, Anne Hathaway, and Jackie Kennedy-Onassis. It is through the balancing of design continuity and creating something new that Penny Preville sets herself apart. She continues to evaluate the needs and wants of her clientele and continues to create pieces that are one step beyond their expectations. So the next time you think of a gift for your wife, mother, girlfriend, and sister, maybe Penny Preville could help. Visit Shreve & Co. – authorized dealer for Penny Preville.
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Born in The North Shoe of Long Island, New York, Penny Preville designed her first jewelry as a teenager. It was a set of Sterling Silver star earrings. This wasn’t too farfetched for Penny as she grew up in a creative and artistic environment. Her grandmother was an artist and her mother was an interior designer. Jewelry was the form she chose to express herself. Or maybe it was Jewelry that chose her. As a fan of fashion and culture, Penny acknowledges that these are changing and changing fast but she puts value in continuity, of staying true to oneself. And continuity is something she strives to achieve and has found success in. A Penny Preville piece will always speak luxury and femininity. Penny Preville’s style achieves balance between innovation, fashion, elegance and “wearability”. Like the maker, the pieces are a unique balance of influences spanning from family to art history. The creativity in the family and her penchant for art history brings pieces that are truly Penny Preville – truly for sophisticated women. For Penny Preville jewelry, visit Shreve & Co. – authorized dealers for Penny Preville.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Who can best know what women think or want? Mel Gibson? Nah. Try Penny Preville. Like many women and jewelers, she was first inspired by the jewelries in her grandmother’s jewelry box. This inspiration carried her to be an award winning jewelry designer that specializes in femininity, luxury and the eye for intricate details. Her take on femininity is a fusion of old world techniques, contemporary sensibility and her impeccable personal style. Preville designs insist on the exact balance between fashion, innovation, elegance and “wearability”. With her goal to make every woman feel and look fabulous, Penny soldiers on the challenge of being one step ahead of “what women want”. So far, she has been successful bagging the 1978 JA New Designer of Year Award and having her designs featured in movie and TV productions. Stars no less than Eva Longoria, Hayden Panettiere, Oprah Winfrey, Anne Hathaway and many others are among those that have been garnished by and collect her designs. All are powerful and beautiful women. All know that Penny Preville has always been one step ahead of the jewelry carnage all claiming to be for women. Everyone knows that Penny knows – exactly what women want now and possibly for a few decades more. To get your hands on Penny Preville jewelries, visit the nearest Shreve & Co. in your area – an authorized dealer for Penny Preville.
Monday, July 23, 2012
A man may spend the whole day figuring out what is between his woman and a Penny Preville necklace, and still cap the night with little clue, if any. He may not know that Penny Preville has been synonymous with high-end style, the signature jewelry worn, not by mortals, but Hollywood celebrities. Much less is he clueless that the designer, Penny Preville, started as a child tinkering with beads and seashells before moving up to 18-carat gold and platinum trinkets favored by millionaires and stars. But here’s a fact that may interest his analytical mind: jewelries extend far beyond seducing his woman with worldly desires; rather, recent social studies pointed out the role of these trinkets in setting our society to the path of civilization. A mouthful indeed, but Cro-Magnon findings revealed that bead necklaces and bracelets played more than just to the fancy of the bearer, a warrior of all people! Scientific or not, perhaps we can safely conclude that cave people were not vain. Rather, our ancient folks wore jewelries to identify themselves in case, say, they got trampled by a mammoth or a saber-tooth had them for breakfast. The jewelry at least could leave some clue who got the hit. More crucially, jewelries allowed our prehistoric people to gain a sense of individuality that would set their path to enlightenment, individual rights and whether we want our tomato sauce with mushrooms or Italian-style. Much like wearing a Penny Preville says a lot about your woman. She is stylishly above mortals.
Shreve is an authorized dealer for Penny Preville.
Image: Penny Preville Moonstone & Diamond Drop Earrings
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Penny Preville’s inspiration into jewelry design came from time spent looking at the treasurers in her grandmother’s jewelry box. Her award winning style reflects the classic looks of vintage jewelry infused with contemporary
Earrings by Penny Preville are inspired by vintage jewelry, yet are infused with contemporary presence.
Lightness. Very wearable, Preville’s collections are feminine, elegant and innovative. Her designs have graced those on the red carpet, in television, and in movies. Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Drew Barrymore, Anna Paquin, and Oprah Winfrey are just a few of Preville’s more famous customers. Instead of waiting to inherit grandma’s jewelry, a woman can have fun exploring the delightful designs by Penny Preville at Shreve & Co. and own them today.