Frederic Duclos is an award winning French designer of contemporary sterling jewelry. Established in 1984, this family owned studio is based in Huntington Beach, California. The designer recently won two first place awards in the Jeweler's Choice Award competition for 2014 as well as finalist awards in 2013 and 2012. In addition, Frederic Duclos is a prestigious Designer of Distinction through the SPS. Each piece of jewelry is exclusively hand crafted in Europe, and reflects Frederic's paramount attention to detail. The gems used in each piece are carefully chosen and all of our jewelry is rhodium plated. Writes Frederic "I am thrilled that my contemporary designs are so well received by women across the United States and Canada. As a precious metal designer, I am privileged to be able to work in the beautiful surroundings of Southern California. I will continue to strive to create timeless, wearable pieces that transitions seamlessly from day to evening. Frederic designs over 5 new collections a year, so be sure to stop by and see his latest creations.