Designer jewelry creator Michael Bondanza is a gifted artist with a passion for art and jewelry. His innovative designs and imaginative concepts utilize a complex interplay of platinum and gold metals. A self-taught artist, he began making pieces for friends and as his reputation grew, created a commercial collection for Cartier. Now he designs and makes his own collections in his New York atelier, with time for sculpting as well as jewelry making. Bondanza is best known for his work in platinum and his timeless bridal collections, named in honor of the iconic neighborhoods of his NYC home town.