Far From Home: Michael Aram’s First Jewelry Collection

Decorative artist Michael Aram moves from furniture and tableware to fine jewelryMichael Aram has a confession to make. It’s the tail end of an interview to discuss his new jewelry collection—a first for the designer, who’s known for his decorative and tabletop accessories—when talk turns to his surname. In Hindi, it means “gently, with peace, love, and care”—at least according to every bio, press kit, and story about him.Did Aram, an Armenian born in Providence, R.I., and raised in Westchester County, N.Y., learn that detail before or after he set up his workshop and second home in New Delhi 25 years ago? “I had no idea,” he says. Is it for real? Well… “What the press release says is true,” he says, his voice trailing a bit before he perks up with a mischievous smile. “Aram also means slow and restful. Not lazy, but like, C’mon, speed it up.”Molten cuff in

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