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Ivy Ross Portrait

Ivy Ross

Yonkers, New York 1955

Active in:

  • Manhattan Beach, California

Photo Caption:
Courtesy Ivy Ross.

Luce Artist Quote

"Jewelry is fashion, design, and industrial design all in one . . . The design challenge is to do all those things successfully." Artist quoted in Metropolis: The Architecture and Design Magazine of New York, 1983

Luce Artist Biography

Ivy Ross was one of the first jewelers to use titanium, tantalum, and niobium, metals that reveal a spectrum of colors when they are charged with electricity. Her interest in designing for different media has led Ross to produce jewelry, clothing, accessories, and even toys for notable American fashion houses and retail chains.