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Sophisticated Designs by Kathy Mattes

Sophisticated Designs

Women love to have a necklace, bracelet or pair of earrings that makes a statement, but looks classy and expresses her uniqueness.  Those are my customers.


If you do not find what you are looking for as you browse through the shop, let me know and I will design something specially for you.

Our Mission

To continue to be inspired by the colors and textures around me and create wonderful unique jewelry that will make women feel wonderful. How do you feel today?

About Kathy Mattes

I love colors. I love glass. I love natural gemstones and pearls.  So, making beaded jewelry is a perfect expression of what makes me feel good every day.

My inspirations come from colors that move me.  My favorite colors are earthy colors.  I work a lot with copper, brown, gray, blue and green, and I love purple!  And I will not ignore reds or even pinks, if they have an earthy tone.

Sophisticated Designs by Kathy Mattes
Photo of artist and her mannequin, both wearing necklaces.
The artist's favorite pet parrot.

Unique, Wearable Art

My focus is on bringing these colors together into a unique piece of wearable art that has a sophisticated look.  This probably comes from a combination of my love of the country and many years working in downtown San Francisco.

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