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Classic Pearl Stud Earrings

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These Mateo pearl earrings are the ultimate in classic. Little, luminous white cultured freshwater pearls attach to 14K yellow gold posts to create earrings you can wear every single day with absolutely every single thing in your closet.

cultured freshwater pearls : 6mm diameter
14K yellow gold post back

MATEO Jewelry

NEW YORK – Mateo Jewelry was founded by Matthew Harris, who, at the age of 16, arrived in the US from Montego Bay, Jamaica, where he was born and raised. After attending college and completing his course of study, Harris discovered jewelry making – his true passion – in New York City. In 2009, Harris' Mateo New York jewelry company was born. Mateo Jewelry initially focused on men's jewelry designs, with women's styles added later. Today's Mateo Jewelry designer collection encompasses simplicity and minimalism, gathering inspiration from modern art for the modern woman. Each Mateo Jewelry design is fashioned from precious metals with an accordant use of diamonds and gemstones.

The Timeless Beauty of Mateo Jewelry

Embody sophistication with Mateo jewelry, where every piece tells a story of refinement and innovation. Founded by visionary designer Matthew Harris (who now goes by the professional name Mateo), this collection seamlessly melds classic elegance and contemporary design. Mateo is known for its minimalistic designs inspired by modern art. Fashioned of precious metals and adorned with diamonds and gemstones, each piece is a testament to impeccable craftsmanship and artistic vision.

Mateo Jewelry: A Closer Look

Mateo Jewelry stands out for several reasons, making it a favorite among those who appreciate refined accessories:

  • Minimalistic Designs: Each piece is inspired by modern art, offering a unique and contemporary aesthetic that's both elegant and timeless.
  • High-Quality Materials: Mateo's precious metal of choice is 14-karat yellow gold. Many of his earrings, necklaces, and bracelets feature diamonds and colorful gemstones for a stunning effect.
  • Sophisticated Appeal: Perfect for those who appreciate understated elegance, Mateo jewelry provides an elegant touch to any ensemble, making it ideal for everyday wear and special occasions.
  • Themed Collections: Mateo jewelry contains themed pieces from various collections, including Agua, The Little Things, Venus, and Wave. Each features distinctive elements that define Mateo's brand.

Awards and Accolades for Mateo Jewelry

Mateo has earned significant recognition in the fashion industry, regularly appearing in esteemed publications such as JCK, Ebony, Vogue, and many others. In addition, Mateo's jewelry achieved a notable milestone in 2016 when it was chosen by the Smithsonian Museum to be showcased and sold at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The following year, in 2017, the brand was also made available at the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, further cementing Mateo's status in the art and fashion worlds.


Meet Owner and Designer Matthew Harris and hear the story behind Mateo jewelry.

Mateo Jewelry: Frequently Asked Questions

Below, we've addressed some common questions about Mateo jewelry. Please get in touch if you'd like to know more.

What Materials Are Used in Mateo Jewelry?

Mateo uses high-quality precious metals like 14-karat gold, often paired with diamonds and other gemstones.

Are There Any Unique Design Features in Mateo Jewelry?

Mateo is known for its minimalistic yet sophisticated designs, often inspired by modern art and architecture.

Where Did Mateo Learn His Craft?

Mateo is a self-taught designer who spent much of his time in the jewelry district, where he learned his craft and perfected his art form.

Explore the Wonders of Mateo Jewelry at TWIST Online

Matthew Harris's Mateo Jewelry collection is a testament to his artistic vision and dedication to refined craftsmanship. Each piece reflects a perfect balance of minimalism and sophistication, making it a unique addition to any jewelry collection. Explore the full range of Mateo jewelry and experience the elegance and artistry that have captivated fashion enthusiasts and critics alike.

Meet More Designers at TWIST Online

We're pleased to showcase a wide cast of talented designers at TWIST Online. You're invited to explore and discover your own personal favorites. Popular artisans include:

  • Daniela Villegas: Mexico City native Daniela Villegas describes herself as a maximalist with a penchant for color and a love of nature. Every one of her innovative jewelry pieces has been handcrafted in Los Angeles and carries a deep symbolism. Villegas has devoted collectors worldwide, thanks to her designs featuring one-of-a-kind details that make them instantly recognizable.
  • Moritz Glik: Originally a shoe designer, Moritz Glik found his true passion in creating jewelry. Inspired by fine art and classic architecture, his pieces from the Kaleidoscope Shaker collection are unique works of art. Each design features intricate details and clean lines, allowing the jewelry to move gracefully with the wearer. Moritz Glik's jewelry embodies exclusive elegance and refined sophistication, whether for day or evening wear.
  • Aliita Jewelry: Established by Cynthia Vilchez Castiglioni, Aliita derives its name from "important object" in Wayuu, the indigenous language of the Guajiros from Zulia, Venezuela, where Castiglioni spent her childhood. Crafted in Italy, each piece features a beautiful array of natural stones in diverse cuts. The collection embodies minimalism, fun, and effortless beauty.

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