When it comes to jewelry, Dana Rebecca Designs is a favorite of mine in the industry. Dana’s exquisite jewelry is known for its handcrafted and sophisticated design. Her pieces can be seen on celebrities on the red carpet as well as everyday women. Her style suits everyone.
Dana Rebecca Gordon was no stranger to the jewelry design business—she grew up in the jewelry industry. Her father works in the diamond business, and her grandfather was an artisan, which makes her a third-generation jeweler. During the summer of Dana’s 16th birthday, she traveled to India with her father, and returned home with her first self-designed jewelry collection. It ended up selling out in 48 hours. Every summer after that, she continued to design and sell her pieces. And just like that, her hobby turned into a business.
Upon graduating from the University of Texas, she attended the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad, California. This was where she studied in the Applied Jewelry Arts Program.
After completing school, she launched her namesake company Dana Rebecca Designs in 2007. Her driving idea was that your jewelry should make you feel as comfortable as your favorite t-shirt and as amazing as your little black dress.
Dana’s Inspirations for Her Collection
Dana’s jewelry is inspired by her travel experience and reflects her own personal style. She is still the sole designer of her collection. Dana Rebecca Designs has two offices—one in Chicago and one in New York City.
The special connection she has with the women in her life inspires each piece. Dana hopes that her pieces will inspire women, and help celebrate their major milestones, everyday moments, and celebrations. Wearability is at the forefront of each piece design. She hopes that all of her pieces are worn and enjoyed every day.
Each of the pieces in the Dana Rebecca Designs collection is named after someone’s first and middle name, just like the brand, Dana Rebecca. They are inspired by women in her life that mean a great deal to her. Dana still looks to these iconic women in her life, and she continues to look those closest to her for strength and inspiration. Her dedication to handcrafting such decadent, on-trend jewelry ensures that she’ll continue to be a driving force behind her brand’s identity.
Celebrities Who Wear Dana Rebecca Designs
- Meryl Streep
- Mila Kunis
- Kate Hudson
- Kourtney Kardashian
- Chrissy Teigen
- Amy Adams
- Jennifer Lawrence
- Lauren Conrad
- Anna Kendrick
- Kristin Cavallari
Dana’s Favorites for Engagement Season
Since spring is a popular time for couples to get engaged, Dana Rebecca Designs features her favorites for custom bridal sets. Her luxurious bridal collection features customizable rings. Dana works with brides to express their personal style and create a ring that expresses unique love and inspiration.
By the way, Dana stacks three rings on her left ring finger. She never takes these three rings off! Her first stack starts with Kristyn Kylie Blue Sapphire Eternity Band. It’s her favorite because it adds just the right touch of color without taking away from the beauty of her other two rings. Her other two stacked rings are her custom Dana Rebecca Designs wedding band coupled with her custom Dana Rebecca Designs engagement ring. They are gorgeous!
Dana recommends her signature diamond eternity bands. They look great stacked with classic DRD rings or paired with your exquisite engagement ring. These pieces are completely custom-made and handcrafted right in Chicago. A wonderful thinner eternity band is her Sadie Pearl Baguette eternity band—it’s minimalistic but looks wonderful with a stack set of rings. Her diamond eternity bands are not just for brides—they’re an ideal gift for celebrating any major milestone in your life, from the birth of a first child to anniversaries.
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