A Nod To Design
About The Artist
Wenjing Yang • Portland, OR
Jewelry • WHOLESALE AVAILABLE • CUSTOM COMMISSIONS
A Nod To Design was founded by Wenjing Yang through her passion for creating beautiful objects. Leaning on her background in fine art and fashion design, Yang creates elegant, modern jewelry featuring Japanese glass beads, chains, and semi-precious stones to explore the design elements of shape, line, form, and texture. Yang’s aesthetic pays homage to her cultural roots and heritage with a nod to Zen philosophy. One bead at a time, all pieces are handmade in Portland, Oregon.
Q&A with the Artist
Tell us how your work is made.
I usually start with an inspiration, sketch all the designs, then refine the design, select the material, then I will start making the prototype, once the prototype is done, I will refine them, adjusting the details until I am happy with them. Then I will start making the actual pieces. All metal work are done by me, I also do all the beading part.