New York based Michael Bondanza has been crafting jewelry since the early 1970s. Though he began his jewelry making career in sterling silver, gold and rosewood, he quickly moved on to creating his designs in platinum and gold. Featuring incredibly fine craftsmanship, sculptural qualities and innovative use of materials, Bondanza’s work is a testament to his belief that art and jewelry are one and the same.
His creative and artistic use of platinum in his designs became a signature style which has been prized by fine jewelry connoisseurs. The originality of his work, as well as the daring design elements which are so highly personal to Bondanza as an artist, has led to his being recognized for various awards and honors which have added to his prestige amongst the jewelry design community.