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Von Kottwitz Jewelry Is A Lesson In Heavy Metal Construction

It's a misconception that women don't know their way around a tool shed, but they might be more likely to turn out a pair of earrings than a shelving unit. Nina Stotler's Von Kottwitz line of heavy metal necklaces, earrings, and bracelets is influenced by her youth in Berlin, where she developed an industrial, Bauhaus-inspired aesthetic. Stotler's pearl and nickel nut-adorned chains began as customized gifts for her friends, but now she's producing them full-time from her Brooklyn studio. Each one is still hand crafted by Stotler herself, so now we can all get our hands on a piece of her seriously luxurious, wearable art. Pieces will soon be available on their website at