Deeply inspired by classical architecture and fine art , New York - based jewelry designer Moritz Glik blends traditional technique with a playful , avant - garde sensibility . His work is comprised of handcrafted one - of - a - kind pieces , each bearing the imprint of Glik ’ s energetic pursuit of creative singularity . With every new collection Moritz intensifies his desire to innovate , creating pieces that are fresh yet timeless .
Glik started on his creative path at a very young age back in his native Belo Horizonte , Brazil , where his entrepreneurial vein emerged years before earning his bachelor ’ s degree in Marketing and Advertising . His passion for fashion and handcrafting first manifested in shoe design . Despite the success of his footwear factory , the provincial environment of his hometown pushed him to seek out his own identity elsewhere . In 1991, Moritz arrived in New York and immediately discovered his true love for the mesmerizing effect of gemstones and precious metals . Over the years , Moritz has traveled the world to produce and show his work , honing his expertise as a master bench jeweler and refreshing his views on aesthetics and beauty .