Melissa Joy Manning Bio

Designer Melissa Joy Manning

MELISSA JOY MANNING

Melissa Joy Manning received her degree in jewelry design and sculpture and studied traditional Silversmithing at the Instituto de Allende in San Miguel de Allende and European design principles at the University of Barcelona.

Nearing 15 years of design, Melissa's designs transcend stylistic trends and attract a loyal following for her unique pieces, featuring many one of a kinds. Words which describe both the designer and her jewelry include: Joyful. Spiritual. Unique. Empowering.

Melissa Joy Manning links the modern with the traditional whenever possible, and her unique expression is influenced by her passion for travel, art and culture.

Melissa purchases her materials from trusted suppliers who share her belief in social and environmental sustainability. Melissa was inducted into the prestigious CFDA in 2013.

 

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$950.00
 
These one-of-a-kind stunners from Melissa Joy Manning have bold color and presence. The trio showcases three drops that include a herkimer diamond, green beryl and an opal stone.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in herkimer diamond, green beryl and opal.
  • Max width measures 1/4-in. wide.
  • Drop measures 15/16-in. long.
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  • $225.00
     
    These delicate hoops feature rhodolite garnet stones brilliantly formed in Melissa Joy Manning's classic hug design.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in rhodolite garnet.
  • Rhodolite measures 1/8-in. across and 1/8-in. long.
  • Hoop measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
  • $725.00
     
    This delicate necklace from Melissa Joy Manning is perfect for layering, the fine chain is detailed with three Herkimer diamond drops. The drops fall vertically and are bezel set and wrapped in gold.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in herkimer diamonds.
  • Max width measures 1/4-in. wide.
  • Pendant measures 1 1/4-in. long from top of loop.
  • Necklace adjusts from 16-in. to 18-in. long.
  • Finished with a hook clasp.
  • $225.00
     
    These delicate studs from jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning are perfect for every day wear! These earrings hug the ear by gently winding through the front of the ear. Prong set sky blue topaz provide a wonderful pop of color! Mix these earrings with Melissa's other fun studs to create unique ear-piercing combinations.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in sky blue topaz.
  • Topaz measures 1/8-in. by 1/8-in.
  • Hoop measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
  • $275.00
     
    These delicate studs from jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning are perfect for every day wear! These earrings hug the ear by gently winding through the front of the ear. Prong set red burmese corundum provide a wonderful pop of color! Mix these earrings with Melissa's other fun studs to create unique ear-piercing combinations.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in red burmese corundum.
  • Burmese corundum measures 3/16-in. across and 3/16-in. long.
  • Hoop measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
  • $500.00
     
    Stunning in their simplicity, these Melissa Joy Manning stud earrings showcase pink tourmaline sticks wrapped in gold. Perfect for everyday wear.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in pink tourmaline.
  • Measures 1/8-in. wide and 9/16-in. long.
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  • $325.00
     
    Elegant and simple, this pair is perfect for both day or night. These white druzy studs from Melissa Joy Manning have organic texture and great presence.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in white druzy.
  • Measures 1/4-in. in diameter.
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  • $395.00
     
    Elegant and simple, this pair is perfect for both day or night. These silver mist druzy studs from Melissa Joy Manning have organic texture and bold color.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in druzy.
  • Measures 1/4-in. (6mm) in diameter.
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  • $3,915.00
     
    This stunning diamond princess ring from Melissa Joy Manning showcases two emerald cut diamonds framing an oval diamond center. The trio of diamonds are set and backed in a high polish gold.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamonds.
  • Oval Diamond totals 0.29 carats.
  • Emerald Cut Diamonds total 0.13 carats.
  • Finished with a thin gold band.
  • $1,490.00
     
    These sweet Melissa Joy Manning hug hoops showcase a trio of salt melee diamonds. Perfect for your second or third piercing.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamond.
  • Diamonds total 0.56 carats.
  • Measures 5/16-in. long.
  • $850.00
     
    These elegant studs from Melissa Joy Manning showcase white sapphires that are bezel set in gold. Perfect for everyday wear.

  • Handcrafted in recycled in 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in white sapphire.
  • Measures 3/16-in. in diameter.
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  • $530.00
     
    Exuding a natural and organic presence, this Melissa Joy Manning necklace is perfect for layering. The herkimer diamond is prong set from the top of the diamond.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in herkimer diamond.
  • Pendant measures 3/16-in. wide and 7/16-in. long from the top of the gold loop.
  • Necklace adjusts from 16-in. to 18-in. long.
  • Finished with an S-Hook clasp.
  • $330.00
     
    Stunning in their simplicity, these Melissa Joy Manning stud earrings showcase aqua sticks wrapped in gold. Perfect for everyday wear.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in aqua.
  • Measures 1/8-in. wide and 5/8-in. long.
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  • $1,640.00
     
    A sparkling trio, these Melissa Joy Manning hug hoop earrings are stunners. The white gold bar showcases three grey baguette diamonds that are bezel set.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat white gold.
  • Detailed in diamonds.
  • Diamonds total 0.54 carats.
  • Measures 3/8-in. across.
  • $975.00
     
    These Melissa Joy Manning hug hoops have soft edge. The gold hoop is prong set wit black diamonds. Add it to your second or third piercing for a fun mix that's all your own.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in black diamond.
  • Black diamond measures 3/16-in across and 1/16-in. tall.
  • Hoop measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
  • $240.00
     
    These fun hug hoops from Melissa Joy Manning showcase blue iolite stones. Perfect for everyday mixing and matching.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in iolite.
  • Iolite measures 1/8-in. across and 1/8-in. long.
  • Hoop measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
  • $975.00
     
    Fluttery yellow gold seeds add just the right amount of shine to this delicate necklace perfect for layering with your other favorite styles.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Necklace is adjustable between 16-in. and 18-in. long.
    • Finished with a double hook closure.
    $250.00
     
    These delicate studs from jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning are perfect for every day wear! These earrings hug the ear by gently winding through the front of the ear. Prong set blue burmese corundum provide a wonderful pop of color! Mix these earrings with Melissa's other fun studs to create unique ear-piercing combinations.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in blue burmese corundum.
  • Burmese corundum measures 1/8-in. across and 3/16-in. long.
  • Hoop measures 5/16-in. in diameter.
  • $225.00
     
    These bold Melissa Joy Manning earrings have a bolt that sits elegantly at the front of your lobe, while the cutout hoop curves around the back. They're dainty enough for every day!

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Lightning Bolt measures 7/16-in. across and 1/4-in. tall.
  • Hoop measures 7/16-in. in diameter.
  • $1,110.00
     
    Simple and elegant on its own and stunning layered with other delicate chains, this slender yellow gold necklace is made with a mix of textured round rings that add subtle shine to any neckline.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Measures 17-in long.
    • Double hook closure.
    $360.00
     
    This incredible ring from Melissa Joy Manning showcases a one banded Herkimer diamond wrapped in gold. Perfect alone or stacking with other rings.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold and sterling silver.
  • Detailed in herkimer diamond.
  • Finished with a thin band.
  • $350.00
     
    Diamonds wrapped in gold! These gorgeous drop earrings from Melissa Joy Manning feature Herkimer diamonds wrapped in yellow gold bands.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in herkimer diamond.
  • Diamond measures 1/4-in. across.
  • Drop from top of earring measures 7/8-in. long.
  • Finished with gold ear wires.
  • $200.00
     
    Wrapped in recycled gold, these Melissa Joy Manning herkimer diamond hug earrings are ideal for everyday wear.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamods.
  • Herkimer diamond measures 1/4-in. across.
  • Gently wind through the ear and are perfect for your first or second piercing.
  • $315.00
     
    Inspired by nature's colors and raw beauty, these Melissa Joy Manning hug hoop earrings have bold presence. The neon apatite stones are

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in neon apatite.
  • Neon Apatite measures 1/4-in. across and 1/8-in. tall.
  • Hoop measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
  • $435.00
     
    These gorgeous Melissa Joy Manning earrings are an understated yet chic everyday choice. They feature herkimer diamonds that are prong set in gold.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in herkimer diamond.
    • Finished on gold ear wires.
    • Measures 13/16-in. from top to bottom.
    $290.00
     
    These Herkimer Diamond earrings are so adorable. When you wind them through your ear, the stone looks like a stud and the wire peeks out from under your ear lobe.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in Herkimer Diamond.
    • Measures 3/8-in. diameter.  
    $250.00
     
    These gorgeous Melissa Joy Manning earrings make are a understated yet chic everyday choice. These unique earrings showcase dazzling Herkimer diamonds framed in yellow gold.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in Herkimer diamonds.
  • Measure 5/16-in across.
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  • $265.00
     
    These delicate hoops feature turquoise stones brilliantly formed in Melissa Joy Manning's classic hug design.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Limited edition.
    • Detailed in turquoise.
    • Measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
    $1,875.00
     
    This captivating diamond band ring from Melissa Joy Manning has beautiful depth. Multi-color diamonds are individually prong set around the entire band and showcase a brilliant sparkle from all angles.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamonds.
  • Diamonds total 0.80 carats.
  • $475.00
     
    Add a little sparkle to your everyday looks with these diamond Melissa Joy Manning hug hoop earrings.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamonds.
  • Measures 3/8-in. in diameter
  • $425.00
     
    Wrapped in recycled gold, these Herkimer diamond studs are ideal earrings to wear every day.

     

    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in diamonds.
    • Measures about 1/3-in. by 1/4-in.
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    $275.00
     
    Add some edge to your everyday looks with these mis-matched Melissa Joy Manning stud earrings. The studs showcase a prong set turquoise and a raw ruby.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in turquoise and ruby.
  • Turquoise measures 1/4-in. diameter.
  • Ruby measures 5/16-in. long.
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  • $5,500.00
     
    This organic wonder from Melissa Joy Manning showcases a diamond evil eye design centered with a bold trapiche emerald. Wear it with your everyday favorites!

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in trapiche emerald and diamonds.
  • Measures 1/2-in. tall.
  • $450.00
     
    These classic herkimer diamond studs are simple with a lovely organic touch. 
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold..
    • Measures 1/3-in.by 1/4-in.
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    $425.00
     
    Pop in some precious color to your chic look with these Melissa Joy Manning blue sapphire single drop earrings.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in blue sapphire.
  • Drops measure 7/16-in. across.
  • Finished on gold ear wires.
  • $1,215.00
     
    This large link bracelet from Melissa Joy Manning is detailed by hand and offers a lovely touch to your every day stack.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • The links have a diameter of 1/2-in. across.
  • Bracelet measures 6 1/2-in. long.
  • Finished with a safety hook clasp.
  • $1,000.00
     
    A trio of salt and pepper melee diamonds anchor this thin gold Melissa Joy Manning ring. Perfect for everyday wear.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamonds.
  • Diamonds total 0.30 carats.
  • Finished with a thin gold band.
  • $1,775.00
     
    These edgy drop earrings from Melissa Joy Manning showcase gold huggie hoops that have a fine drop chain. The chain suspends a gold loop with a diamond briolette accent. Perfect for everyday wear.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamond.
  • Diamond totals 0.53 carats.
  • Hoop measures 5/16-in. in diameter.
  • Drop measures 1-in. long.
  • $2,990.00
     
    Perfect for stacking! This Melissa Joy Manning thin gold band showcases a twelve round diamonds bezel set around the entire band.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamonds.
  • $1,310.00
     
    Incredibly versatile and layer-friendly, this necklace crafted from elegantly hammered mini circles will be a staple of your jewelry wardrobe.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Finished with a double hook closure.
    • Measures 18-in. long. 
    $1,110.00
     
    Simple and elegant on its own and stunning layered with other delicate chains, this slender yellow gold necklace is made with a mix of textured oval rings that add subtle shine to any neckline.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Measures 21 3/4-in. long.
    • Finished with a double hook closure.
    $1,865.00
     
    This versatile cuff from Melissa Joy Manning will become your everyday essential. Finished with diamonds at each end, this cuff will fit effortlessly into your wardrobe.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in diamond.
    • Measures 2 1/8-in. in diameter.
    $375.00
     
    Stunning in its simplicity, this slender 14-karat ring is punctuated with a single bezel-set diamond that adds just the right amount of shine to any hand.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in diamond.
    • Measures 2mm.
    $225.00
     
    Made from 14-karat yellow gold, this slender stacking ring is topped with a blue opal nestled within a graceful doublet setting.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in opal.
    $350.00
     
    Designed by Melissa Joy Manning, three slender bands create a trendy layered look in this lovely ring set.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    $175.00
     
    Stunning in its simplicity, this slender 14-karat ring is punctuated with a single peridot gemstone that adds just the right amount of shine to any hand.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in peridot.
    $900.00
     
    Twelve flush diamonds glitter around this skinny, stackable ring band molded from 14-karat recycled yellow gold.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in diamond.
    $935.00
     
    Designed by Melissa Joy Manning, radiant rubies add luxe sparkle to this gorgeously textured band that can be stacked or worn alone.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in rubies.
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