Born in Dominican Republic, Angely Martinez is an emerging jewelry designer based in New York City. Creating works that are big and bold, her work is influenced by the beauties of nature and the world of fantasy with a touch of romanticism.
She draws inspiration from the avant-garde, the Baroque period, theater, dance performances, and films. Her favorite artists/ designers are Frida Kahlo, Alexander McQueen, Fragonard, and Rembrandt.
As of Fall 2016, Angely is currently studying Jewelry Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She holds a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing from Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus. After exploring with different mediums while pursuing her Bachelor's, she found her voice as a jeweler after graduation.
Photo by Erica Genece