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Brandon Knaster designs at Jay Feder Jewelers

Brandon Knaster designs at Jay Feder Jewelers

Jewelry designs by Brandon Knaster are now featured at Jay Feder Jewelers.

Knaster, member of a four-generation Denver family, is GIA certified in diamonds and a GIA jewelry design and manufacturing graduate.

He says he uses an orginal style and clean approach to modern jewelry, making his designs highly recognizable.

“Each piece is custom-designed, creating an interactive relationship between designer and client to ensure that every desire is fulfilled and every specification is met,” he says.

“It’s through this interaction that I get to continually connect with the community I love.”

Knaster says that “creativity, elegance, and modern style unite to create a high-quality, unique piece.  Metals, style, and gemstones are all completely customizable. The options are endless.”

Jay Feder Jewelers is a family owned business in operation since 1979, when it was founded by Jay and Celia Feder at 901 16th St., Suite 335 in downtown Denver.  Thirty-two years later, the Jay Feder Jewelers’ tradition continues under the leadership of their son Marc (Yisroel) Feder, of fifth-generation Denver native JJ Slatkin and of Avi Bulow.

Information: Brandon Knaster Jewelry or Jay Feder Jewelers.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 November 2011 09:29 )


Films to portray book The Prime Ministers

Films to portray book The Prime MinistersLOS ANGELES — Two American producer-directors, on opposite coasts, are in the process of turning Yehuda Avner’s book The Prime Ministers into separate films. In Los Angeles, Academy Award winner Richard Trank has started work on a documentary based on the bestseller and expects to complete the project by November, 2012. In suburban Washington, Ari Pinchot, head of Crystal City Entertainment, is scheduling a feature film, with actors portraying some of Israel’s greatest leaders....

Goldman: ‘Skiing is more than just a sport’

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 24 November 2011 02:20 )


The ‘West Side,’ Denver’s Jewish neighborhood, a focus of new book

The ‘West Side,’ Denver’s Jewish neighborhood, a focus of new bookTo begin, a bit of geographical clarification. Phil Goodstein, prolific chronicler of Denver neighborhood history, makes the point early on in his latest tome that the unofficial zones of North Denver, East Denver, South Denver and West Denver have never been clearly delineated. What is North to some is West to others. For the purposes of this book, Goodstein’s “North Side” is defined as the area northwest of the Platte River, north of (roughly) West Colfax Avenue and extending to the ci...

Documentary on Sholem Aleichem ‘laughs in darkness’

Documentary on Sholem Aleichem ‘laughs in darkness’"No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you" — Sholem Aleichem I HAVE never read the works of the Yiddish master Sholem Aleichem. “What, do you come from a shtetl at the bottom of the ocean?” I guess so — and if you only had the time to listen I have such a sad story to tell you! But enough of that . . . A few nights ago, I sat on my proverbial couch and watched the DVD “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness,” a documentary worthy of the rave rev...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 22 September 2011 12:06 )

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