|Michal Golan is an Israeli born, New York based, jewelry designer with a studio located in Hell's Kitchen. Michal started designing jewelry and selling it at craft fairs in order to support herself during graduate school. Demand for her jewelry quickly grew. After graduation, Michal devoted increasing time to her jewelry. The brilliantly colored jewelry, as well as all her other work, is handcrafted at Golan's studio in Hell's Kitchen. Golan's intricately designed work represents the intergration of her love of antique art and her contemporary design sensibility. She cites the lavish decoration of Victorian jewelry and the colors and schema of Middle Eastern art as her primary influences.