Maud Cabot’s newest razzle-dazzle jewels rock the summer.
A BFF of Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, jewelry designer Maud Cabot could be a rocker herself. A Boston gal who also calls New York home, Cabot creates rocker, regal, vintage, and thoroughly “Maud” jewelry from Mexican moonstones and other gems—plus a whole lot of diamonds. Check out the glitz at her upcoming trunk show at Serenella, in Nantucket, on July 8–9.
Other than Steven Tyler, is there another musical muse for your jewelry? Gregg Allman wore incredible plum-colored suits with bead necklaces and silver rings, and had that long blonde hair. He looked incredible. I definitely gravitate towards that kind of style, and it comes through in my jewelry.
What else influences you? Fashion! I will always wear denim and jeans. I love denim, maxi skirts, mini skirts, and boot jeans and cowboy boots. I love that whole aesthetic.
How would you describe your jewelry? Prettiness and edginess. Masculinity and femininity. Softness and hardness.
What’s the best way to style your pieces? Anything from jeans to full gowns—[whatever] has a free-spirited feeling. What are your summer faves? I love wearing big turquoise earrings and long chain necklaces piled and layered on with semi-precious stones.
What do you wear on the islands? Traditional embroidered dresses from the Ukraine. I like the tunic style with flat sandals. With the embroidery, I would do rings on every finger and big hoop earrings. Serenella, 9 South Beach St., Nantucket, 508-228-3400