Golden Mirage: A Modern Vision of Shine, Shimmer and Yummy Gold Jewelry

Combining unexpected colors, unique shapes, and shimmering metals, this beauty story captured the sleeker side of gold jewelry. Pieces of various weights and sizes were combined beautifully and layered to create variety. Meanwhile, the dark fabrics in the shot created a beautiful contrast when paired with the sultry shimmer applied to the model’s flawless skin. The result was a series designed to inspire women to look powerful, sleek, cool and confident.

Meanwhile, the dark fabrics in the shot created a beautiful contrast when paired with the sultry shimmer applied to the model’s flawless skin. The result was a beauty series that inspires women to look powerful, sleek, cool and confident.

 

TALENTS:

Photographer: Tania Quintanilla
Wardrobe: Graham Cumberbatch
Hair: Jorge Buccio
Makeup: Kelsey James
Model: Diana Carl
gold jewelry beauty shoot

ABOVE: Stephanie Kantis hammered bangles ($215 ea; Julian Gold). Eddie Borgo Cuff ($300; Valentine’s Too). Gypsy leaf and pearl necklace ($650; Julian Gold). A.L.C. knit mesh top ($345; Valentine’s Too)

golden jewelry beauty shoot

Paige Novick ring ($315; Julian Gold). Ralph Lauren Black Label turtleneck ($195; Julian Gold). Hinge hoop earrings ($62), collar necklace ($134), lapis yucca necklace ($128), magnasite presidio necklace ($188) and brass and bronze link bangles ($46 each), all by fail.

golden jewelry beauty shoot

fail yucca earrings ($69; failjewelry. com). Stephanie Kantis mood ring ($380; Julian Gold). Hoss bronze necklace ($385; Valentine’s Too). Carolina Herrera suede top ($890; Julian Gold).

golden jewelry beauty shoot

Ester Gamez spiked earrings ($265; Valentine’s Too). Ester Gamez drop pendant ($365; Valentine’s Too). Ralph Lauren Black Label turtleneck ($425; Julian Gold).

golden jewelry beauty shoot

Theory Blazer ($375; Julian Gold). Vince dress ($320; Valentine’s Too). Paige Novick drop hoop earrings ($175; Julian Gold). Eddie Borgo padlock necklace ($225; Valentine’s Too). Virgins Saints and Angels gold coin pendant ($194; Julian Gold). Virgins Saints and Angels square pendant ($175; Julian Gold). Virgins Saints and Angels gold cuff ($146; Julian Gold).

 

This story was originally published in the 2014 Late Summer Issue of VETTA Magazine.

Tania Quintanilla
tania@tqphoto.com

Tania was born in Monterrey, Mexico, and was raised in San Antonio, where she began her photography career shooting for her high school newspaper. After graduating at the top of her class from the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, Tania moved to Miami, where she honed her skills shooting editorial fashion and advertising. Now living in Austin since 2005, Tania takes great inspiration from the eclectic scene in the heart of Texas, given her wide-ranging interests from creative mixed-media work to illustration and design. Tania succeeds in crafting powerful and effective photographs by paying equally close attention to both the aesthetic beauty and technical quality of each image.