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Kate Necklace

Kate Necklace

Kei Bracelet

Kei Bracelet

Kei Necklace

Kei Necklace

Kikuko Necklace

Kikuko Necklace

Kokoro Bracelet

Kokoro Bracelet

Kokoro Collection

Kokoro Collection

Kokoro Keychain

Kokoro Keychain

Nothing says "beauty in brokenness" as wonderfully as our Kokoro Collection! We've made our mosaic collection even more versatile with our new Kokoro Keychains. Our latest style features a variety of colored shards of pottery carefully fit together into wonderfully-shaped framed bezels. 

Key ring: Silver diameter 30mm, Copper diameter 28mm.
Please see the individual product page for size and weight of the frame/bezel.
Bezel materials: Pewter alloy NL7 (nickel-free), plated with 24k gold and .999 fine silver.

Kokoro Lace Earrings

Kokoro Lace Earrings

We're thrilled to release these wonderful earrings that introduce a brand new skill! The lace motif has been hand-crocheted out of cord, chosen specifically to match the delicate pottery mosaic set with clear resin that's the staple of our Kokoro Series. We're so proud of the way our teammates continue to learn new skills and grow in their artistry!  

Mosaic frame: large circle - 15mm; small circle - 10mm; oval - 16x11mm. Sterling silver plated (nickel free) or 24K gold plated (nickel free).

Lace hoops: round - 30mm diameter; oval - 40 x 30mm 
Hooks: sterling silver or 14K gold-filled

Weight: See the individual product description

Earring hooks can be replaced with silver or gold plated brass screw back earrings upon request. 

Kokoro Long Necklace (Limited!)

Kokoro Long Necklace (Limited!)

From casual to elegant, our limited Kokoro Long Necklace is sure to become your go-to necklace! We’ve brought back our durable faceted ball chain with wonderfully shaped frames, each created by layering delicate pieces of pottery and finished with clear resin.

Framed bezel sizes: drop (26 x 19mm); triangle (20x20mm); hearts (15.6 x 17.7mm).
Bezel materials: pewter alloy NL7 (nickel-free), plated with 24k gold and .999 fine silver.
Chain materials: 27" faceted and brass-based, plated with 24k gold or .999 fine silver.

 NOTE: You can shorten your necklace by cutting the ball chain with scissors. 

Kokoro Necklace

Kokoro Necklace

Kokoro Stud Earrings

Kokoro Stud Earrings

Kumiko Necklace

Kumiko Necklace

Inspired by the gift of hope, this one-of-a-kind pendant provides a beautiful backdrop for a sterling silver cross (0.75”x 0.5”). Each necklace also includes an inspirational etched sterling silver hope charm which delicately hangs next to the pendant. Sterling silver snake chain, lobster clasp closure. 18" chain length. 

If you would like a 16" or 20" length chain, please write your choice in the comment box prior to checkout and we will send you the length of your request. 

Kumiko is named after the mother of Yuko S., our manager and product designer.  Kumiko's name means "beautiful," and we love seeing the beauty of both of these women.  The bonds of love run deep for this mother-daughter pair!

                                 

Leather & Satin

Mako Choker

Mako Choker

Our Mako choker design is chic and simple, a perfect example of beauty in brokenness. Young and old love this! Our one-of-a-kind round framed pendants are hung on durable round black leather (14") and attached with a 2" adjustor to let you choose your length. Each pendant is hand-chosen from our collection of Ishinomaki pottery and handmade by our Nozomi artisans. They're priced affordably, so choose one for you and one for a friend! 

Mako is named for one of our team member's daughters. We love watching her grow up, knowing that she represents the hope of the generations living in Ishinomaki. 

March 2022 Special 1: Taylor

This special unlisted collection includes only pottery pieces found after the 2011 tsunami. The pottery below will be finished into a symmetrical pendant and made into our long Taylor Necklace style. We love that this necklace is named in honor of Taylor Anderson, a local Ishinomaki hero. Learn about Taylor here.

Taylor Necklaces use a 24K gold-plated or .999 sterling silver-plated cable chain, adjustable up to 33" long. Our artisan team will choose between gold and silver for each piece depending on what we think matches the pottery best. Please note that the product photo below does show the actual pottery piece that you will receive, although the orientation and size may change.


March 2022 Special 2: Rumi

This special unlisted collection includes only pottery pieces found after the 2011 tsunami. The pottery below will be finished into a symmetrical pendant and made into our Rumi Necklace style. The Rumi Necklace has remained our most popular Nozomi item, ten years in a row! 

Rumi Necklaces are named after the sister-in-law of one of our staff. Rumi lost her life in the tsunami and is one of the unsung heroines of the disaster. Read more about Rumi here. 

Rumi Necklaces use sterling silver or gold-filled delicate link chains and are 18" long. Our artisan team will choose between gold and silver for each piece depending on what we think matches the pottery best. Please note that the product photo below does show the actual pottery piece that you will receive, although the orientation and size may change.

March 2022 Special 3: Organic Studs

This special unlisted collection includes only pottery pieces found after the 2011 tsunami. The pottery displayed below will be finished into organically-shaped stud earrings. This is a shop partner special; we do not sell Organic Stud Earrings on our online store. 

Organic Studs use sterling silver posts. Please note that these posts can bend or break if not handled with care. The product photo below does show the actual pottery pieces you will receive, although the orientation and size may change.

matching set of necklace and earrings made from broken pottery on a tan-colored board

Matching Sets

Megumi Necklace

Megumi Necklace

We are LOVING our new and updated adjustable leather necklaces! Perfect for pairing with your favorite tee-shirts and jeans or completing any outfit. Using our favorite soft deerskin leather, each Megumi necklace is adorned with an original, one-of-a-kind piece of pottery from Ishinomaki. A knotted adjuster in the back can make the necklace as long as 35 inches or shortened to 18 inches. 

Black or brown leather (we are sorry, but we cannot switch the leather on necklaces). 

Megumi means "grace" and is named for the wonderful energetic niece of one of our Nozomi team. She loves to ski, climb mountains, and discover all of the beauty that nature has to offer. 


Mei Bar Necklace

Mei Bar Necklace

We adore our Mei Bar Necklace, and we are sure you will love it too. We've designed our bar necklace at 16" with a 3.5" extender chain attached in the back to allow you to make it your perfect length.  

Silver Necklaces: Chains are sterling silver; triangle charms are .999 fine silver-plated; 
Gold Necklaces: Chains are finest 14k gold-filled; triangle charms are 24K gold-plated; 

(The second photo of each product shows a sample of the back side of a Mei Bar necklace, clasped at the shortest possible length, being modeled for length purposes.) 

Mei Chain Earrings

Mei Chain Earrings

Our Mei earrings will become your favorite earrings, we are quite sure. These framed triangle pendants feature matching one-of-a-kind stunning pottery, and each triangle frame is hung on a 0.75 inch (2 cm) delicate sterling silver or 14k gold filled chain. View each product's description for details on material, weight, size, and length options.

Mei Circle Necklace

Mei Circle Necklace

Wear style and class with our latest Mei Circle Necklace! The hammered ring and our triangle framed pottery will look great with everything, from a tee-shirt to your favorite little black dress!

Necklace Length:  22 inch chain with 3 inch adjuster in back
Round Hammered Ring: 0.7 inch diameter 
Triangle charm: 21.7 x 24.8 (outer dimensions) 

Silver Necklaces: Chains are sterling silver; triangle charms are .999 fine silver-plated; hammered rings are sterling silver. 
Gold Necklaces: Chains are finest 14k gold-filled; triangle charms are 24K gold-plated; hammered rings are gold-filled. 

Lariat necklace with triangle pottery pendant. Gold and silver necklace options.

Mei Lariat Necklace

Wear style and class with our versatile Mei Lariat Necklace! Wrap, tie, or loop this long and beautiful sterling silver/gold-filled chain through the round hammered loop. Wear it with everything from a tee-shirt to your favorite little black dress!

(The second photo of each product shows the back of a Mei Lariat pendant for length purposes). 

Total Necklace Length:  80 cm (32 inches)

Round Hammered Ring:  19mm (0.7 inches)

Triangle charm: 21.7 x 24.8 x 4mm (outer dimensions) 

Silver Necklaces: Chains are sterling silver; triangle charms are .999 fine silver-plated; hammered rings are sterling silver. 

Gold Necklaces: Chains are finest 14k gold-filled; triangle charms are 24K gold-plated; hammered rings are gold-filled. 

Mika Ring

Mika Adjustable Ring

Mika is one of our favorite Ishinomaki women who represents so much of what we love about the Nozomi women -- brave, kind, and an amazing mom. Her favorite Nozomi product is the Mika ring; every day she looks beautiful wearing it!  We have two styles of adjustable Mika rings -  silver or gold rim surrounding the pottery piece, or some options feature the hand-shaped piece of pottery mounted on top. Adjustable to fit any size. Silver or gold plated.  Each of our one-of-a-kind rings comes in a beautiful, sturdy gift box. 

 

Misa Cuff Bracelet

Misa Cuff Bracelet

We are full of love for our unique Misa Cuff Bracelets. Adorned on both sides by delicate pottery, these are challenging jewelry pieces for our grinding team.

The cuff is 3.2mm in width. The triangle frame has the outer dimensions of 15 x 15 x 2.5mm. The circle bezel has an outer dimension of 8mm in diameter and a 2.5mm depth.

Misa Cuff Bracelets can be gently bent to open wider to place on your wrist, and then closed on your wrist by bending the ends closer together. Please be gentle so as to avoid bending the bracelet out of shape. 

Materials: pure copper-plated; 24k gold-plated, or 0.999 fine silver-plated. Cuff bracelet base is brass, bezel frame is pewter. 

Moeka Necklace

Moeka Necklace/Bracelet Combo

Mosaic Ornaments 2020

Mosaic Ornaments 2020

Natsuko Silver Collar Necklace

Natsuko Silver Collar Necklace

Necklaces

Noa Bracelet

Noa Bracelet

Bring on beautiful! Using precious gemstones, quartz crystals, and silver or gold accents, these bracelets are stunning examples of Nozomi craftsmanship. 

Noa Bracelets are named after the daughter of our staff member, Tomoko. She is as beautiful as these bracelets. Read Noa's mom's profile here.  

Our gemstones include: smoky quartz, carnelian, brandy opals, agate, labradorite, and others. A round pottery piece is centered in 24 K gold-plated or 0.999 sterling silver-plated bezels. Length adjuster attached; maximum length about 9". Bracelet length may vary slightly depending on gemstone sizes. 
Nodoka Bracelet

Nodoka Bracelet

Nodoka Collection

Nodoka Collection

We are thrilled to bring back our classic Nodoka Necklace and introduce the Nodoka Bracelet. Each piece contains beautiful blue lapis, and may also include crystal quartz, moonstone, and freshwater pearls (depending on the individual design). Our original necklace is double strung with soft black deerskin leather. The star of each item is our traditional oval framed pendant (antique gold: 24 k Gold plated; antique silver: .999 silver plated) which feature one of our very favorite blue and white pottery pieces. Total length: 26 in.

Our adjustable 7" - 8" adjustable bracelet contains beautiful blue lapis, and each design may also include crystal quartz, moonstone, and freshwater pearls. Each bracelet is centered with a one-of-a-kind traditional beautiful oval framed pendant (antique gold: 24 k Gold plated; antique silver: .999 silver plated).

Nodoka's mom is the leader of our grinding department, and the two of them embody the spirit of Nozomi. We love seeing families who have rebuilt their lives here in Ishinomaki and have chosen resilience. Nodoka's older brother has just started college and is one of the best young leaders we know. 

Nodoka Necklace

Nodoka Necklace

We are thrilled to bring back our classic Nodoka Necklace, Nozomi's original signature line! Each piece contains beautiful blue lapis, and may also include crystal quartz, moonstone, and freshwater pearls (depending on the individual design).  Each original necklace is double strung with soft black deerskin leather. The star of each item is our traditional oval framed pendant (antique gold: 24 k Gold plated; antique silver: .999 silver plated) which feature one of our very favorite blue and white pottery pieces. Total length: 26 in.

Nodoka's mom is the leader of our grinding department, and the two of them embody the spirit of Nozomi. We love seeing families who have rebuilt their lives here in Ishinomaki and have chosen resilience. Nodoka's older brother has just started college and is one of the best young leaders we know. 

Nozomi Charm (Holding Hope)

Nozomi Charm (Holding Hope)

We've taken our latest Nozomi necklace and made it into a simple charm! Add one-of-a-kind framed broken pottery to your favorite necklace, bracelet, keychain, etc. We have hand selected our smallest and most beautiful shards, encased each in resin, and framed it perfectly in a petite bezel. Holding hope!

We love that this charm is easy to buy, easy to wear, and easy to give! Because this is our quintessential necklace of hope, we are donating $2 of every purchase to freeing women and children from human trafficking in Japan. Please check the donation page for specifics of our giving, updated at the end of each fiscal year. 

Each charm is beautifully packaged with a special message card of "holding hope" that briefly describes the Nozomi "beauty in brokenness" process as well as the $2 donation we are making. Thanks for being part of giving hope!

Please note: Each charm comes with a jump ring; if you would like a (larger) lobster clasp attached, please write a note in the comments section of your shopping cart. 

Click here for our Nozomi Necklace collection, in which each charm is sold on a sterling silver or gold-filled chain.

 

Hope Magnet

Nozomi Hope Magnets

Nozomi Magnets are the perfect gift, souvenir, or "just because" purchase. Priced affordably, these heavy-duty magnets are a wonderful way to pass hope on --- to yourself or someone else. They are made from one-of-a-kind pieces of pottery which have been gathered after the 2011 tsunami and/or donated to our Ishinomaki workshop from around the city. Our grinders have taken care of the rough edges, while leaving a beautiful organic feel to each piece. Each magnet purchase is packaged in a felt Nozomi bag. 

 

Nozomi Pins

Nozomi Pins

Wear your own beauty in brokenness proudly! Our team of Nozomi artisans are making these trending pins in a wonderful variety of shapes, styles, and colors so everyone can find a favorite or two. 

Our framed mosaic pins are cast in lead-free pewter with a brass lapel pin, finished with a brass clutch. All are plated in copper, 24k gold and .999 fine silver. Outer dimensions circle pin: 15.5mm; heart pin: 18x10mm; star pin: 15.5mm; crescent moon pin: 15x11mm.

Our non-framed pins are made from various colors and shapes of cut and finished pottery and mounted on flat brass pads with clutches made from imitation nickel-plated brass. Sizes range from 13-20mm. 

 

Nozomi Starter Pack

Nozomi Starter Pack

Tried and true, these Nozomi classics are a great introduction to Nozomi.

Nozomi's Collections

Olympic Flower Collection

Olympic Flower Collection

We are so thankful that the Olympic committee is choosing to give each of the Olympic medal winners a floral victory bouquet, carefully arranged with flowers from our Tohoku region. These beautiful gifts are being given to symbolize the last ten years of recovery from the 2011 triple disaster. Farmers have been working to produce beautiful flowers from the Tohoku region, just as our Nozomi team for nearly a decade has been working hard to make beauty from brokenness!

Please choose any of our items tagged as flower and get 10% off using discount code at checkout: Olympicflower

For specific product information, please refer to the collection page of each style. Offer expires August 5, 2021 at 11:59 pm JST.


Onagawa Collection

Onagawa Collection

Our Nozomi team has made wonderful use of a recent donation we received of original 2011 pottery! These pieces were collected right after the disaster in our neighboring town of Onagawa. We have chosen some of your favorite Nozomi designs - plus our new Rie Necklace! - to showcase this meaningful pottery. You can see all of the options on these pages, or choose to look at the pages of any of the following styles and filter by "Originalpottery" (left sidebar on desktop; top of the page on mobile): Taylor Necklace; Juli Wire-Wrap, Rie Necklace, Sara Earrings, Rumi Necklace, and our Dara ethically-sourced collection

Organic Collection

Organic Collection

The Organic Collection features pieces that maintain the unpolished, broken pottery look that is reminiscent of Nozomi Project's first accessories. Our jewelry artisans use grinding machines just enough to make these pieces safe and smooth to the touch, without losing the natural, broken pottery feel. Each piece is organically one-of-a-kind, and allows the beauty of the pottery to speak for itself. We feature various styles, each piece priced according to the collection.

Organic Studs (Limited!)

Organic Studs (Limited!)

Take advantage of our new and limited earring options this holiday season! We heard your requests for organic stud earrings, and they have been SO fun to make. Beautiful pottery, whimsical organic shapes, and a special price make these sterling silver studs an essential purchase.

Earring dimensions and weight are specified in metric on each product's page for your reference. Earring studs are sterling silver; please note that they can bend or break if not handled with care. 

         

Original Pottery Stickers

Original Pottery Stickers

Remind yourself and your loved ones all day long that there really is beauty in brokenness!  

Our new sticker sheet features beautiful original drawings of broken pottery by world-class artist Carrie Waller. Each of these are actual shards found after the 2011 tsunami, which are being made by our Nozomi team into something beautiful. Stick them everywhere: on your water bottle; day-timer, smart phone... on the back of an envelope you are giving someone! Our affordable sticker sheets can be marvelous gifts and our pricing makes multiple sheets an even better deal.

We have intentionally chosen to print our stickers onto responsibly sourced papers and are 100% PVC free and 100% recyclable.

The print at the bottom of each sticker reads as follows:

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