Need to Know: Ben-Amun by Isaac Manevitz
By Christine Tran, March 14th, 2012
Designer and founder of luxury jewelry brand, Ben-Amun, Isaac Manevitz has established himself as an innovator in the fashion industry for more than 30 years.
Born in Cairo, Isaac Manevitz is the son of the jeweler to the royal court of King Farouk. As a young man under the apprenticeship of his father, Manevitz quickly learned he had a knack for the craft of creating fine jewelry, and he immigrated to the United States in the 1960s, where he not only served in the U.S. military but earned a degree in Fine Arts from Brooklyn College as well.
Today, Manevitz brings his love of art to the Ben-Amun collection and is celebrated for staying ahead of the trend with his exquisite line of handcrafted, one-of-a-kind accessories.
A favorite among fashion insiders and famous celebrities, Ben-Amun jewelry has accumulated an impressive roster of A-List consumers from former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to fashion icon Kate Moss. Over the years, Ben-Amun has been featured in numerous fashion publications such as Vogue, W, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and Marie Claire. Ben-Amun jewelry has also made its mark on the runways of prestigious fashion shows, including those of Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Cynthia Steffe, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Rebecca Taylor and many others.
A well-respected member of the CFDA, Isaac Menavitz continues to garner international praise for his work and talents, and his timeless collection continues to impress the industry year after year.
Ben-Amun Large Gold Link Necklace ($495)
Ben-Amun Textured Gold Chain Link Double Row Necklace ($370)
Ben-Amun Large Hammered Gold African Statement Necklace ($445)
Ben-Amun Gold Box Chain Bracelet ($370)
Top: Flat Gold Bangle ($155)
Bottom: Gold Spiral Bangle ($145)
Ben-Amun jewelry is available at ben-amun.com and at DKNY stores.
Ben-Amun Jewelry on the Michael Kors Fall 2009 Runway
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Singer/Performer Nicki Minaj in Ben-Amun at the BET Studios in New York City
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