Ten Thousand Things Bio

Designer Ten Thousand Things

TEN THOUSAND THINGS

The name Ten Thousand Things is taken from a line of ancient Chinese philosophy: “from one thing begets the ten thousand things.” This principle of infinite creativity and constant evolution guides designers David Rees and Ron Anderson.

Ron Anderson started making jewelry as a teenager in Detroit. He moved to New York City to work in high fashion retail and began selling his work on the street in Soho. In 1991, he met David Rees, who had moved to New York from Ohio after getting a degree in art history and was working for fashion innovator Linda Dresner.

Each Ten Thousand Things piece has the integrity of antique jewelry but is distinctly modern: both organic and refined. Materials include rare American pearls from the Mississippi River, unusual colored sapphire cabochons, black opals and diamonds, both brilliant white and unusual colors.

“We love our customers,” says David. “They pay attention to detail, don’t miss a thing, see all that we put into the work and truly, that is what keeps us going, I swear.”

Ten Thousand Things

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$310.00
 
This classic chain from Ten Thousand Things is composed of oxidized sterling silver, a foxtail chain that has mixed ancient beads pinned on both sides.

  • Handcrafted in oxidized sterling silver.
  • Necklace measures 16 1/4-in. with a toggle clasp.
  • $330.00
     
    These long earrings from Ten Thousand Things are composed of tiny sterling silver beads pinned to silver chaining.

  • Handcrafted in sterling silver.
  • Measures 2 3/4-in. long.
  • $7,040.00
     
    A collection of glowing Tahitian pearls comes together to create an elegant statement in this Ten Thousand Things Necklace. A large white Tahitian pearl is accented with bezel set grey pearls and gold beads. Perfect for everyday wear!

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in Tahitian pearl.
  • Pendant measures 1 9/16-in. long.
  • Necklace measures 20-in. long with hook clasp.
  • $5,115.00
     
    This edgy Ten Thousand Things necklace showcases a large organic oxen moonstone bezel set in yellow gold.

  • Handcrafted in 10-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in oxen moonstone.
  • Pendant measures 1 9/16-in. long.
  • Necklace measures 18 1/2-in. chain with hook clasp.
  • $2,210.00
     
    These vibrant earrings from Ten Thousand Things showcase organic blue sapphire beads set in a tapered design. Each sapphire is pinned to a gold chain creating a long beaded spiral.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in blue sapphire.
  • Measure 1 7/8-in. long.
  • Finished with gold ear wires.
  • $2,530.00
     
    Bright and organic, this Ten Thousand Things necklace showcases a bright turquoise bezel set in yellow gold.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in turquoise.
  • Pendant measures 1 1/4-in. long.
  • Necklace measures 18-in. chain with hook clasp.
  • $5,795.00
     
    With an earthy, understated vibe, Ten Thousand Things has combined a large smooth pink sapphire with yellow gold to create a casual elegance.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in pink sapphire.
  • Pendant measures 1 5/8-in. long.
  • Necklace measures 18-in. chain with hook clasp.
  • $420.00
     
    This edgy choker from Ten Thousand Things showcases delicate black pearls pinned around the fine chain.

  • Handcrafted in sterling silver.
  • Detailed in pearls.
  • Measures 24-in. long with a toggle clasp.
  • $300.00
     
    This delicate foxtail necklace from designer Ten Thousand Things is composed of oxidized sterling silver with silver pins. It measures 18" long and is finished with a toggle clasp.
    $1,870.00
     
    Enhance your jewelry collection with the vivid look of this Ten Thousand Things necklace. Soft blue sapphires are pinned to the center of the necklace in a long organic cluster.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat gold.
  • Detailed in sapphire.
  • Cluster measures 3" across.
  • Necklace measures 15" long.
  • Finished with a hook clasp.
  • $1,715.00
     
    Enhance your jewelry collection with the vivid look of this Ten Thousand Things necklace. Soft blue sapphires are pinned to the center of the necklace in an organic cluster.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat gold.
  • Detailed in sapphire.
  • Cluster measures 2" across.
  • Necklace measures 17" long.
  • Finished with a hook clasp.
  • $3,520.00
     
    These stunning drop earrings from Ten Thousand Things are must-haves! Dangling diamond crystals hang from a luminous Tahitian pearl and are topped with an organic molten diamond cluster.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
  • Detailed in diamonds and pearl.
  • Measure 1 3/16" long.
  • Finished with gold ear wires.
  • $330.00
     
    These organic earrings from Ten Thousand Things showcase multi-hued blue ancient beads pinned in a tapered display creating a long beaded spiral.

  • Handcrafted in sterling silver.
  • Detailed in ancient beads.
  • Measure 1 1/2" long.
  • Finished with sterling silver ear wires.
  • $240.00
     
    These radiant earrings from Ten Thousand Things showcase organic citrine beads. The citrine beads are pinned to a matte silver chain creating a long beaded spiral.

  • Handcrafted in sterling silver.
  • Detailed in citrine.
  • Measure 1 3/4" long.
  • Finished with silver ear wires.
  • $330.00
     
    These vibrant earrings from Ten Thousand Things showcase organic pink tourmaline beads. Each tourmaline is pinned to a matte silver chain creating a long beaded spiral.

  • Handcrafted in sterling silver.
  • Detailed in pink tourmaline.
  • Measure 1 3/4" long.
  • Finished with silver ear wires.
  • $275.00
     
    We love when Ten Thousand Things' organic-inspired line takes on metal. This gorgeous tapered link bracelet is comprised of interlocking sterling silver rings that have slight oxidation at the center of each link.

  • Handcrafted in sterling silver.
  • Bracelet measures 7" long.
  • Finished with a hook clasp.
  • $1,100.00
     
    Perfectly organic from Ten Thousand Things, this stacking ring showcases a unique flower design. The organic flower is composed of a gold molten cluster with tiny pavé diamond accents.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat gold.
  • Detailed in diamond pavé.
  • Finished with a thin gold band.
  • $1,560.00
     
    These Ten Thousand Things studs showcase organic buttons detailed in pavé diamonds and create a look of quiet elegance.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat gold.
  • Detailed in diamonds.
  • Measure in 3/16" in diameter.
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  • $1,135.00
     
    Perfectly organic from Ten Thousand Things, this ring showcases a unique molten cluster with five gold buds accented in tiny pavé diamonds.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat gold.
  • Detailed in diamond pavé.
  • Finished with a thin gold band.
  • $1,055.00
     
    These delicate handmade molten cluster stud earrings from Ten Thousand Things are the perfect go-to earrings.

  • Handcrafted in oxidized sterling silver.
  • Detailed in diamond pavé.
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  • $990.00
     
    These are great everyday studs from Ten Thousand Things, these organic stud earrings are composed of a molten cluster with tiny pavé diamond accents.

  • Handcrafted in oxidized sterling silver.
  • Detailed in diamond pavé.
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  • $1,385.00
     
    Perfectly organic from Ten Thousand Things, these small stud earrings are composed of gold molten cluster with tiny pavé diamond accents.

  • Handcrafted in 18-karat gold.
  • Detailed in diamond pavé.
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  • $1,275.00
     
    These bright ruby crest earrings from Ten Thousand Things will be a staple earring in your wardrobe. Measuring only 3/4" not including their wires, they are set in 18 karat gold with bars of their classic foxtail chaining.
    $615.00
     
    These sophisticated earrings from Ten Thousand Things are set with their classic foxtail chaining in 18 karat gold. Three vertical rows of round opal beads create a square that measures 5/8" long and each square is finished with a gold ear wire.
    $230.00
     
    We love these earrings from Ron and David at Ten Thousand Things! Tiny clusters of silver beads are pinned onto a matte sterling silver chain. These earrings measure 1 3/8 " and are finished on silver ear wires.
    $705.00
     
    These delicate handmade drop earrings from Ten Thousand Things are the perfect go-to earrings. White Tahitian pearls are pinned to an 18 karat gold chain creating a delicate short beaded spiral. The earrings measure 1" and are finished with gold ear wires.
    $705.00
     
    These drop earrings from Ten Thousand Things detailed by hand are perfect to wear for an evening out or a weekend on the town. Tahitian pearls are pinned to an 18 karat gold chain creating a mesmerizing short beaded spiral. The earrings measure 1" and are finished with gold ear wires.
    $2,110.00
     
    These Edwardian Earrings from Ten Thousand Things are detailed in 18 karat yellow gold and feature white Tahitian pearl drops. They measure 1" long and are finished on gold ear wires.
    $420.00
     
    This 36" chain from Ten Thousand Things has tiny hand pinned sterling silver beads all around the fine oxidized sterling silver chaining. Perfect to wear long or doubled, it is finished in the designers' iconic hook clasp.
    $2,310.00
     
    These one-of-a-kind earrings from Ten Thousand Things have a lovely pop of color with Paraiba tourmalines set in 18 karat yellow gold drops. They are finished with natural feather pearls and have a length of 3/4".
    $2,080.00
     
    This gorgeous stacking ring from Ten Thousand Things is detailed in 18 karat yellow gold and features a crown of bezel set diamonds. The band has width of 3/16" and the diamonds add just a punch of sparkle to your every day.
    $485.00
     
    These simple earrings from Ten Thousand Things are detailed by hand using their signature sterling silver foxtail chaining that is pinned with tiny coral beads and finished in 18 karat yellow gold. The earrings measure 1 1/4" long and are finished with silver ear wires.
    $1,265.00
     
    Long and elegant from Ten Thousand Things, these sexy earrings perfect for day or evening fun. They are detailed by hand with 18 karat yellow gold beads that are finished with crystal teardrops. The earrings measure 3 1/8" long and are finished with yellow gold ear wires.
    $375.00
     
    This long chain from Ten Thousand Things will be your new favorite layering piece in oxidized sterling with tiny pinned coral beads. The beads are finished in 18 karat yellow gold and the chain measures 35" long with a hook clasp.
    $440.00
     
    This long chain from Ten Thousand Things is made up of their foxtail chaining in sterling silver and features turquoise beads pinned all of the way around. The chain measures 15" long and is finished with a toggle clasp.
    $685.00
     
    Perfect for layering from Ten Thousand Things, this chain is made up of their classic foxtail chaining in sterling silver. It features small pinned coral beads that are scattered all of the way around. The chain has a length of 28" and is finished with a toggle clasp.
    $265.00
     
    These fun earrings from Ten Thousand Things are set with their classic foxtail chaining in sterling silver. Three vertical rows of round coral beads create a square that measures 5/8" long and each square is finished with a silver ear wire.
    $450.00
     
    We love when Ten Thousand Things' organic-inspired line takes on metal! This long Tapered Link Necklace is comprised of interlocking sterling silver rings with intricate details and slight oxidation at the centers. This necklace measures 22" and has a hook clasp.
    $355.00
     
    This choker from Ten Thousand Things features delicate freshwater black and tiny white pearls. The necklace is set in oxidized sterling silver, measures 16" long and finished with a hook clasp.
    $1,500.00
     
    This choker from Ten Thousand Things features a single row of peridot beads pinned with small black pearls for a lovely contrast. It is set by hand in 18 karat yellow gold, measures 16" long and finished with a hook clasp.
    $465.00
     
    We love Ten Thousand Things Ancient Beads necklaces and what we love most is that each is made by hand and different from the next. This one is deep dark blues and greens on blackened oxidized chaining. The 30" length makes a statement, and it is finished with a hook clasp.
    $190.00
     
    These short cluster earrings by Ten Thousand Things are a petite 3/4". The beads are hand pinned and have lots of movement. Perfect for everyday casual wear.
    $385.00
     
    These organic earrings from Ten Thousand Things are so cool. Measuring 2" from the tops of the wires, they are in oxidized sterling silver and so interesting.
    $2,070.00
     
    These handmade 1/2" hoops from Ten Thousand Things are made in 18 karat yellow gold. Their amazing, organic shapes make them so unique!
    $2,355.00
     
    This long chain necklace from Ten Thousand Things has turquoise beads scattered throughout. The 44" chain is in 18 karat yellow gold, has 16 stations of pinned double sided turquoise beads and finished with a hook clasp. Perfect for wearing sexy long or doubling.
    $1,840.00
     
    This necklace from Ten Thousand Things is composed of 18 karat yellow gold and features a 3/8" organic drop with a diamond center. The chain measures 15" and finished with a hook clasp.
    $320.00
     
    This handmade bracelet by jewelry designer Ten Thousand Things is composed of oxidized sterling silver and has fine chaining with scattered silver beads pinned all of the way around. It measures 6 1/4" long and has a safety push clasp.
    $330.00
     
    This handmade bracelet by jewelry designer Ten Thousand Things is composed of sterling silver and has fine chaining with a cluster of silver beads pinned in the center. It measures 6 3/4" long and has a safety push clasp.
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