Meet Jean Prounis, Whose Fine Jewelry is Refreshingly Down to Earth

“Soft, yet strong” is a good way to sum up Jean Prounis’s nine-month-old jewelry line, Prounis. It comes down to the gold itself, a soft alloy of just three metals: fine silver, copper, and 22-karat gold. The pure blend—the same one you’ll find in Greek artifacts from 5,000 years ago—accounts for the jewelry’s semi-matte, “buttery” glow, but the rings, bracelets, and chain necklaces also “take on the life of their wearer,” as the designer puts it... Read More