The name Ten Thousand Things is taken from a line of ancient Chinese philosophy: “from one thing begets the ten thousand things.” This principle of infinite creativity and constant evolution guides designers David Rees and Ron Anderson. This duo is the reason I make and sell jewelry! I fell in love with their work when I saw them introduced in a Vogue artifcle in the very early 90's and have been following and loving their work ever since. It was a slightly star struck moment for me when I met them and began to buy their beautiful and unique work for Gem. Their signature 18k beaded 20" chain never leaves my neck..
-Each piece has the integrity of antique jewelry, but is distinctly modern
-Made in New York City with organic yet incredible attention to detail
-Rare pearls, black opals and diamonds are commonly used