The Wild Jewels of Atelier Minyon’s Alp Sagnak

Over the course of an interview in his SoHo boutique, Atelier Minyon designer Alp Sagnak—who’s from Turkey and is known for his decidedly edgy take on handcrafted gold and silver finery—talks about his career, his ego issues (“You would like to think everyone is paying attention to you,” he laughs), and the importance of trunk shows: “Don’t show up acting like a superstar or be too shy.… You have to perform, like at a Broadway show.” Read the full story.  Hooded Hercules Skull ring in 24k yellow gold and oxidized silver with 1.1 cts. t.w. diamonds; $30,750; Atelier Minyon, NYC; 646-478-7220; atelierminyon.comSt. Albertus pendant in 18k yellow gold and oxidized silver with emeralds and diamonds; $15,600 (shown with Signature Chain in 14k yellow gold and oxidized silver, $390)Woven Skull cuff in oxidized silver with 18k pale rose gold clasp and 5.

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