Sleek Peek: Local Jewelry From BD'angelo is Understated, Yet Edgy

, From top left: 18K gold vermeil cuff with chain, $216. Balance Collection 14K gold vermeil pendant necklace, price upon request. Lost Boys 18K gold vermeil skull earrings, $136. Balance Collection 14K gold vermeil ring, price upon request. Photos: David Croxford

 

One glance around Marissa Beatrice’s Mililani studio and it’s clear, this isn’t some hobbyist’s play area. The B.D’angelo designer is the real deal. Her dedication to great craftsmanship is evidenced in both her massive tool collection, a dizzying array of pliers, hammers, blades and shapers that cover her work table and fill the drawers beneath it, and the serious pieces of machinery scattered about the cozy, 10-by-12-foot room. In one corner sits an industrial-size acetylene tank used for soldering. In another, the 50-pound beast of a polisher that Beatrice brought back from California. “It was too heavy to ship at a decent price, so I bought it a plane ticket and hand-carried it home,” she says.

MagneGas® Releases Dramatic Gas Stability Video

  1. A propane or acetylene tank exploded as the first engine company was arriving and Ruschioni transmitted a third alarm, due to the heavy volume of fire now throughout the house. A hydrant line was laid from Route 12, about 1,100 feet away, but the
  2. MagneGas2® has been independently tested to be a stable compressed gas and has lighter than air characteristics making it safer than acetylene. As expected, the acetylene cylinder erupted into flames and burned for over 10 minutes emitting a black soot 
  3. MagneGas2® has been independently tested to be a stable compressed gas and has lighter than air characteristics making it safer than acetylene. As expected, the acetylene cylinder erupted into flames and burned for over 10 minutes emitting a black soot 

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