Jewelry Designer

2018 Winner: Michele Mercaldo

Photo Credit: Adam Krauth


Who do you trust to take grandma’s engagement ring and make it all your own? Michele Mercaldo has been that person for countless couples seeking to redesign family heirlooms using ethically sourced stones and recycled metals. The timeless rings, necklaces and earrings from this MassArt grad—along with those of other designers in her South End shop—have gilded some of the city’s most fervent fans of contemporary trinkets.

Michele Mercaldo

276 Shawmut Ave., Boston • (617) 350-7909

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