April Higashi
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA
"With my work, I seek to create a simple sense of beauty and leave a timeless imprint for my audience's reflection."

April Higashi has been working as a contemporary art jeweler, gallerist and curator in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years. Her pieces are both contemporary and ancient in feel, combining precious metals and diamonds with unique textures in unexpected relationships. Her aesthetic embodies an openness to nature & an appreciation of the irregularities of form. The work is made in her Berkeley Studio & Gallery. All pieces are hand finished and made to order. Customizations are possible upon request.

April Higashi
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA
"With my work, I seek to create a simple sense of beauty and leave a timeless imprint for my audience's reflection."

April Higashi has been working as a contemporary art jeweler, gallerist and curator in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years. Her pieces are both contemporary and ancient in feel, combining precious metals and diamonds with unique textures in unexpected relationships. Her aesthetic embodies an openness to nature & an appreciation of the irregularities of form. The work is made in her Berkeley Studio & Gallery. All pieces are hand finished and made to order. Customizations are possible upon request.

Pave Set Band Engagement Ring

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $4,430

Starry and bright, the Pave Set Band Ring by April Higashi evokes the splendour of a diamond tiara. This substantial diamond ring features eleven bead set diamonds that taper down its band. While aristocratic in white…

Starry and bright, the Pave Set Band Ring by April Higashi evokes the splendour of a diamond tiara. This substantial diamond ring features eleven bead set diamonds that taper down its band. While aristocratic in white gold, the Pave Set Band Ring is also available in five other metals.

Raised Round Solitaire Ring

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $1,700

Soft and strong, the Raised Round Solitaire by April Higashi imagines ancient lines and textures with a modern aesthetic. The evocative round brilliant sparkles in a bezel setting that tapers beautifully into a matte band in…

Soft and strong, the Raised Round Solitaire by April Higashi imagines ancient lines and textures with a modern aesthetic. The evocative round brilliant sparkles in a bezel setting that tapers beautifully into a matte band in any of the seven metal choices. Handmade in Higashi’s San Francisco studio, this ring is great on its own or as part of a stacked set.

Raised Round Solitaire Delicate Version

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $1,650

With an eye-catching round brilliant as its center stone, the Raised Round Solitaire Delicate Version by April Higashi is mysterious in cool metals or glowing in warm ones. The matte band tapers gently away from the…

With an eye-catching round brilliant as its center stone, the Raised Round Solitaire Delicate Version by April Higashi is mysterious in cool metals or glowing in warm ones. The matte band tapers gently away from the diamond, evoking graceful lines for a clean finish. Beautiful on its own or as part of a stacked set, this ring is available in seven metals.

Sculptural Raised Oval Cut Solitaire

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $1,850

Both contemporary and ancient in feel, the Sculptural Raised Oval Cut Solitaire by April Higashi is stunning with rich undertones. Handmade in Higashi’s San Francisco studio, the lightly textured band is available in any metal choice.…

Both contemporary and ancient in feel, the Sculptural Raised Oval Cut Solitaire by April Higashi is stunning with rich undertones. Handmade in Higashi’s San Francisco studio, the lightly textured band is available in any metal choice. The bezel set diamond is shown here as an oval cut, but Higashi offers the center stone in any shape.

Modernist Bracelet

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $1,650

With a single diamond orbiting a delicate gold ring, the Modernist Bracelet by April Higashi evokes celestial radiance. The silver bangle is smooth and bright with a design that tapers at the ring for a more…

With a single diamond orbiting a delicate gold ring, the Modernist Bracelet by April Higashi evokes celestial radiance. The silver bangle is smooth and bright with a design that tapers at the ring for a more modern aesthetic. The glimmering round brilliant diamond is bezel set in a light file texture.

Cushion Cut Solitaire

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $1,850

Soft yet bold, the Cushion Cut Solitaire by April Higashi embodies radiant openness. The brilliant stone is set in a softened full bezel for a more comfortable fit. Shown here in a cushion cut, the diamond…

Soft yet bold, the Cushion Cut Solitaire by April Higashi embodies radiant openness. The brilliant stone is set in a softened full bezel for a more comfortable fit. Shown here in a cushion cut, the diamond is available in any fancy shape. Handcrafted in yellow gold in Higashi’s San Francisco studio, the tapered band with matte texture is also available in any metal.

Two Toned Ancient

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $3,480

The Two Toned Ancient Ring by April Higashi is minimal and modern in a burnished texture that also references ancient designs. The band tapers gently away from the center diamond in warm yellow gold. The cushion…

The Two Toned Ancient Ring by April Higashi is minimal and modern in a burnished texture that also references ancient designs. The band tapers gently away from the center diamond in warm yellow gold. The cushion cut diamond, available in any shape, is bezel set in platinum with a matte or high polish finish. Like all of Higashi’s pieces, this ring is hand finished and made to order.

Ni Tsuki Ring

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $1,850

“Ni Tsuki” means “two moons” in Japanese. This ring by April Higashi features two diamond “moons” flush-set side by side in any precious metal choice. Shown here in an old world texture that can be ordered…

“Ni Tsuki” means “two moons” in Japanese. This ring by April Higashi features two diamond “moons” flush-set side by side in any precious metal choice. Shown here in an old world texture that can be ordered smooth, the band tapers very slightly away from the center diamonds. Handmade in Berkley, the Ni Tsuki pairs celestial elegance with unique shapes and a modern feel.

Organic Diamond Earrings

by April Higashi

Setting starts at $15,000

These sparkly special occasion earrings by April Higashi are a beautiful statement piece. Rendered with raw textures and irregular forms that convey a deep appreciation for nature, the Organic Diamond Earrings are perfect for a stylish…

These sparkly special occasion earrings by April Higashi are a beautiful statement piece. Rendered with raw textures and irregular forms that convey a deep appreciation for nature, the Organic Diamond Earrings are perfect for a stylish woman who loves contemporary tones alongside ancient accents. Dropped below beautiful round brilliant diamonds, the bottoms contain forty smaller diamonds set in brushed gold.

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