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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$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.
$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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$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.
  • $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.
    $300.00
     
    These darling studs from Melissa Joy Manning feature Herkimer diamonds. Perfect for everyday wear!
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Measures 1/4-in. long.  
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    $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.  
    $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.
  • $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.
  • $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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    $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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  • $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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  • $35.00
     
    These simple hug hoops earrings from jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning are composed of sterling silver. They gently wind through the ear and are perfect for your first or second piercing.

  • Handcrafted in recycled sterling silver.
  • $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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  • $365.00
     
    These unique thread through earrings by designer Melissa Joy Manning feature small caged herkimer diamond that dangles at the end of a horseshoe chain.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in Herkimer diamond.
    • Measures 1 1/4-in. in length.
    $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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  • $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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  • $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.
  • $225.00
     
    These tiny Chinese pearl earrings from jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning are made of recycled 14 karat yellow gold and gently hug the ear. Perfect for your first or second piercing.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Detailed in pearl.
    • Measures 3/8-in. diameter.  
    $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.
  • $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.
  • $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.
  • $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.
  • $100.00
     
    Consider us obsessed with these simple, modern bar hoop earrings from Melissa Joy Manning! Set in sterling silver these hoop earrings hug the ear and feature a high polished bar. These hoops gently wind through the ear for a comfortable fit.

  • Handcrafted in sterling silver.
  • The bar measures 1/4" across.
  • $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.
    $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.
    $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.
    $75.00
     
    With a minimalist design and geometric finish, this slender ring is effortlessly chic and can be worn on its own or stacked for an of-the-moment look.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    $250.00
     
    These sparkling studs from Melissa Joy Manning are Herkimer diamonds wrapped in sterling silver. A simple everyday earring that will be a staple in your jewelry rotation.

  • Handcrafted in sterling silver.
  • Detailed in diamonds.
  • Studs measure 1/4-in. long.
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  • $260.00
     
    The simple open twist design of this Melissa Joy Manning ring brings texture and dimension to your ring stack and is also a subtle accent when worn alone.
    • Handcrafted in 14-karat yellow gold.
    $225.00
     
    These simple and modern vertical bar stud earrings from Melissa Joy Manning are perfect for everyday wear! These studs gently wind through the ear for a comfortable fit.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Measures 1 1/8-in. long.
    $250.00
     
    These delicate hoops feature lapis stones brilliantly formed in Melissa Joy Manning's classic hug design.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Limited edition.
    • Detailed in lapis.
    • Measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
    $250.00
     
    Luminous and brilliant opals are simply set in shiny gold prongs for a pair of elegant and modern hoops that hug the ear perfectly.
    • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
    • Limited edition.
    • Detailed in opal.
    • Measures 3/8-in. in diameter.
    $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
  • $75.00
     
    These xsmall hugger hoop earrings from Melissa Joy Manning are perfect for everyday wear.

  • Handcrafted in recycled yellow gold.
  • Measures 1/4-in. in diameter.
  • $100.00
     
    These simple, modern vertical bar hoop earrings from Melissa Joy Manning are perfect for everyday wear! These hoops gently wind through the ear for a comfortable fit.

  • Handcrafted in recycled sterling silver.
  • Measures 3/4-in. long.
  • $200.00
     
    These simple, modern cube hoop earrings from Melissa Joy Manning are perfect for everyday wear! These hoops gently wind through the ear for a comfortable fit.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • The huggie hoops measure 5/8-in. long.
  • $375.00
     
    Earthy and organic, these Melissa Joy Manning studs showcase prong set zincite stones.

  • Handcrafted in recycled in 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in zincite.
  • The zincite measure 5/8-in. long & 1/2-in. long.
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  • $425.00
     
    Pop in some precious color to your chic look with these Melissa Joy Manning green chrysoprase single drop earrings.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in green chrysoprase.
  • Drops measure 3/8-in. across.
  • Finished on gold ear wires.
  • $400.00
     
    Pop in some precious color to your chic look with these Melissa Joy Manning labradorite single drop earrings.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in labradorite.
  • Drops measure 5/16-in. across.
  • Finished on gold ear wires.
  • $425.00
     
    These entwined interlocking rings from Melissa Joy Manning form a modern statement ring that will upgrade any outfit.

  • Handcrafted in 14-karat green, rose, yellow and white gold.
  • Measures 1mm thick.
  • $150.00
     
    Make a unique statement with this organic Melissa Joy Manning double hug X hoop earring.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Measures 3/4-in. tall.
  • $165.00
     
    Simple and understated earrings from jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning. These solid circle earrings gently hug the ear.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Solid circle measures 1/8-in diameter.
  • Gently wind through the ear and are perfect for your first or second piercing.
  • $175.00
     
    Geometric, minimal, and ultra modern these Melissa Joy Manning triangle studs are accented with gold ball details.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Measure 5/16-in. long.
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  • $150.00
     
    Make a unique statement with this organic Melissa Joy Manning double hug bar earring.

  • Handcrafted in recycled 14-karat yellow gold.
  • Measures 5/8-in. tall.
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