I am Raïssa Bump. I take great pride in providing you great designed, absolutely original jewelry. From the moment a piece is put on a transformation happens. Its impact on your day will be tangible. Beauty expressed. Compliments noted!
Although my days are often similar, overall each year is very different
from the next. I am in my studio most days designing and making jewelry
or occasionally working on a commissioned knit piece. I am on the board
of Art Jewelry Forum and volunteer on a committee for the Society of
North American Goldsmiths. Some weeks I am on the road for an exhibition
or teaching a workshop. To get centered and take a break I practice
yoga, take a walk on the beach with my boyfriend and dog, or cook a
delicious meal. On good days all of that happens and the Beauty is
A little more:
I grew up in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. Currently I live and work in San Francisco, CA.
I have a BFA in Jewelry & Metalsmithing from Rhode Island School of Design.
I also studied at two different times in Florence, Italy. Once at Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewelry and once at Studio Art Centers International (SACI)