John Medeiros is a local artist in the jewelry industry. After coming to America at the age of nine, Mr. Medeiros entered the manufacturing world working with precious metals after school. As his expertise grew, he established Tahoe Jewelry in 1985, providing the precious metals jewelry industry and prominent designers with intricate polishing and stone setting services. Influenced by the skilled and talented artisans of the Renaissance, Mr. Medeiros had a vision to produce beautiful, high quality products that are both affordable and timeless, which lead to the launch of The John Medeiros Jewelry Collection in 2000.
The John Medeiros Jewelry Collection is produced from concept to completion, on site in East Providence, RI. With hand carved detailing, Mr. Medeiros implements the same craftsmanship and
Each piece is made from:
- Base Material: Non-precious lead-free premium alloy with .05% of silver which are strong and lightweight.
- Overlay/Finish/ Electronic Plate: Rhodium and 14Kt gold which has a permanent non-tarnish, easy to care for finish. Rhodium, a derivative of platinum, has all the attributes of platinum with the added benefit of being harder, lasting longer, and a whiter tone.
- Stones: Our product stones are either Swarovski Crystal or Cubic Zirconium. Man-made Cubic Zirconium which will not chip, crack, cloud or fade. Cubic Zirconium is virtually indistinguishable to the eye by diamond experts, can scratch glass like natural diamonds, and is tougher than a sapphire.
- Earring Posts: Surgical steel which are ideal for sensitive ears prone to infection or allergies.