Samuel Behnam is an award winning New York based jewelry designer and founder of the Samuel B. Collection.
Inspired by the immeasurable beauty of nature and the ancient traditions of Balinese and Thai jewelry craftsmanship, Samuel B. has made designing stunning jewelry his life’s work.
From the exotic beaches and lush forests of Asia to the crystal-clearwaters of New Zealand, Samuel has traveled the globe for 35 years in passionate pursuit of beauty and wonder.
His love of art and the magnificent kaleidoscope of color found in nature have been his inspiration to create exceptional designs. The potential of nature’s bounty is limitless. When you hold a piece of Samuel B. jewelry in your hands, you too, will be inspired.
Revered for his sophisticated ability to infuse contemporary design with old-world techniques, Samuel’s jewelry has a timeless appeal and honors tradition.
Partnering with some of the finest jewelry artisans in Bali, many of whom are direct descendants of the Royal Court of Bali, and Thailand has guaranteed that each piece of jewelry from the Samuel B. collection embodies perfection.
Samuel’s desire to continue using handcrafted techniques passed down through generations of silversmiths goes beyond his desire to continue creating intricate masterpieces, it is about preserving tradition, culture and heritage within a world racing towards modern convenience.
Each handcrafted piece of silver jewelry from Samuel B. is brought to life by hand-selected diamonds, gemstones, pearls, polished shell, and 18-karat gold adornment.