Vinosus Jewelry is hand fabricated metalwork with only a little use of soldering, welding and casting. This means that almost every piece is completely hand made in our Pacific Northwest studio. A signature brushed metal finish is applied to most of sterling silver and 14k gold-fill designs, with some offering a high polished finish. All pearls are fresh water, gems are AAA grade quality, and metals are sourced eco-friendly. When you wear Vinosus Jewelry you are wearing a piece of art made from the heart.
Vinosus Jewelry offers architecturally elegant designs that evoke the confidence of your personal style. The artists, Martin James Kneeland and Brit-Simone Sutter focus on creations that resonate with you, revealing and illustrating the unique connection we all share in our adoration of art, creativity and life’s abundance.
Offering a magnificent blend of metals and gems, Vinosus Jewelry’s limitless allure bestows artwork for both men and women. Each piece of jewelry is an expression of life’s influences, experiences, nature, and architecture presented in an emblematic wearable form for your interpretation.
Designs are fabricated with quality sterling silver, 14k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold-fill, fresh water pearls, natural gems and diamonds.
Through seven years apprenticing for two Seattle jewelers, Martin found the bliss and enrichment that seeded the inception of Vinosus Jewelry concepts. While establishing the fundamentals of metalsmithing, Martin’s creativity found a place to flourish. Martin’s insatiable appetite for learning drove him to complete an Associates of Arts and Sciences, as well as, courses at Pasadena Art Center and several other schools for art and design.
After graduating from Seattle University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Brit-Simone began enhancing the endowment of her business skills through an eleven year special events management career focusing in marketing, management, accounting, sales, public relations, customer service and event logistics.
Life’s stepping stones which Martin and Brit-Simone independently forged, coalesced in 2001 as they launched collectively into a new realm of being. Vinosus Jewelry is a reflection of the enrichment both Martin and Brit-Simone enjoy living each day. Their union created the foundation for the artistic expression patiently waiting to erupt. With a history of talent and dedicated careers, Vinosus Jewelry blossomed in 2002 from dreamy imagination into the dynamic enterprise it is today.
In eight years, Vinosus Jewelry has flourished from concept to a prominent jewelry line featured in over 250 galleries, boutiques, jewelry and gift stores nationwide. Vinosus Jewelry is boundless, evolving, and constantly transcending into vibrant new creations. Martin and Brit-Simone are dedicated to quality, service and creativity that attract camaraderie and transformational connections. See how good you feel wearing Vinosus Jewelry.