Gordon, born in Tel Aviv,
studied jewelry design at the School of Art in Tel Aviv -
Jaffa. Ohada (O') did
her apprenticeship with the artist Jytte Klove in Copenhagen,
Design and production
of jewelry became a major part of Ohada's
life for the past twenty years after serving in the Israeli
army. She realized her attraction to the numerous artistic
possibilities that lay in designing jewelry and claims her
work is actually sculpting on a small scale with enormous
possibilities". O' sees the potential to
change shape and space by joining different materials and
creating new combinations. Omanit Art School
equipped her with many skills including new and innovative
techniques in working with gold, silver and precious stones.
In the beginning of her artistic career, Ohada
primarily used gold. The combination of silver and gold
with precious and semiprecious stones resulted from her
first exhibition at Maskit.
designs serve as an inspiration to many other Israeli designers.
She has achieved a unique and recognizable position in the
field of jewelry design and goldsmithing. Her reputation
over the last twenty years has been built on quality, creativity,
usage of fine materials, excellent finishing and timely
developed her own style, while being inspired by aesthetics,
environment, architecture, nature and life.one of the obvious
aspects of her work is the motion and contrast between her
inclination for simplicity and the innate O' has to design
ornamental jewelry that is both rich and warm.
technique blends casting, handicraft, overlaying and incorporating
silver and 18K gold with her finest precious and semiprecious
stones. Silver serves as an excellent energy conductor.
Her commitment to quality is totally natural. O's description
of her own work speaks for itself: "Before I make each piece,
I sketch each sample, from the front andfrom the back. The
back has to be designed completely, otherwise I do not proceed
in making the piece. I pay attention to the finishing of
Ohada's Collection is showcased at the following locations:
jewelry gallery: 1530 Montana Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90403.
Jarrot Jewelry and Accessories:: Beverly Center:
8500 Beverly Blvd. Suite 701. Los Angeles, CA 90048. Tel.:
Jarrot Jewelry and Accessories:: Fashion Square.
14006 Riverside Dr. Suite 260. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.Tel.:
Judaica: 14103-D Winchester Blvd. Los Gatos, CA
95030. Tel.: 408-370-1818
Jeweler: 235 Fillmore St. Suite 101. Denver, CO