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Shine Bright with Recycled Metal Jewelry


Eco-Style Life Beau Monde
ECO FASHION: Get Your Bangles On!


Heath Ceramics - Maker Stories Profile

The Anatomy of a Surfboard and Sustainable Design in San Francisco
Written exclusively for Makers Market by Dave Hahn, California Surfcraft


Cherry Bombe Magazine - Issue No. 2

Heath Ceramics - One for You, One for Me: Cathy’s Gift Picks

Genuist - Handmade Jewelry for the Holidays

Abigail Doan - Merry Makers | Part Three

Kate Ellen Metals Blog - Favorite Things

Heath Ceramics - Classic Holiday Collection

Green Living
2013 Gift Guide - Editor's Picks

Abigail Doan - The Art of Slow, Deep Micro Moments

4 Eco Jewelry Makers Inspired by Stones, Bones and Recycled Metals
Featuring Kirsten Muenster, Jennifer Trask, Natalie Frigo and Monique Pean

Dark Beauty Magazine ISSUE 22 - Books & Looks
Kirsten Muenster Jewelry is featured in the Photo Spread "D-Tension"
Photographer Kamisha H & Stylist Michelle Rivet

Now showing at Crown Nine, in the heart of historic Old Oakland. Crown Nine houses a finely curated collection of jewelry, art, and accessories designed for people who care about their objects being well-made by real people.

The New York Times
Campaign Spotlight:
For Olivari Olive Oil, a Campaign About ‘Little Things’ featuring my video documentary

18kt Contemporary Jewelry Blog

The Detailers: Kirsten Muenster from agency twofifteen

"The Detailers" Documentary
I was profiled in a short documentary by Olivari Olive Oil for their "One Year of Little" campaign, shot by Strike Anywhere Films, Directed by Michael Jacobs and Barry Jenkins. They focused on artists/makers from the Bay Area who obsess over their craft and believe in carrying on a tradition of detail and care.

Kore Swim's Lookbook Is What SF Summer Dreams Are Made Of -
All jewelry featured in the lookbook is from Kirsten Muenster Jewelry

Link Love: Kirsten Muenster's Seasonal Jewelry Collection for Heath Ceramics

Design Sponge

Heath Ceramics - 2013 Summer Seasonal Collection
The chain bracelets are included in the highly coveted seasonal offerings.

Lady LUX
LUX Style: 10 Eco-Friendly Jewelry FInds

French Design Blog

Talking Collaboration, Poetry, Design & Beauty — Q&A with Florian Gonzalez of Jardins Florian

Green Living
Editor's Spring Fashion Picks

Abigail Doan Blog
The Living Room Studio

Now showing at Jardins Florian - a European Design House, Online Store and Magazine with a passion for humanity, craftsmanship and innovation.


Good Stuff: Earthy, Edgy, Golden

Heath Ceramics - now showing at the San Francisco, Sausalito and Ferry Building locations as well as online

Gift Guide: Good Gifts From A to Z

Eco-Style Life Beau Monde
Eco Fashion: The Zen Of Conscious Shopping

EVA NY - now showing

"Downtown Manhattan's vanguard of directional design..."

Beauty Will Save the World: Sustainability’s Top Makers on What Compels Them to Create

Organic Spa Magazine
Eco Fashion Report Sept/Oct Issue: True Gems

FASHION EDITORIAL: Afternoon in Brooklyn

The Ultimate List of Sustainable Jewelry Designers

Shannon South Blog
New Collection Photo Shoot - Part 1, 2 & 3
Featuring select pieces from Kirsten Muenster Jewelry -
Chain and Cast Silver Collections

Made in the USA: Neutrals

Favorite Staples
all about jewelry, the designers and the trends



10 Rising Jewelry Stars To Put On Your Radar — Right Now!

Green Living
Stylish and Eco: Fashion Picks for Spring and Summer


Itineraries: Your Friday Night Party Hopping Agenda


Shannon South Blog

Centurion Magazine
2011 Collectables Gift Guide


On Trend: Blanket Pattern

Jill Danyelle Blog
Bold Earth

Standard Magazine
Summer Abroad 2011


Designer Profile
eco hookups - A Social Hybrid Community


Nau Blog - The Thought Kitchen


San Francisco Magazine
The Talk - Green Gold Rush



Standard Magazine - Spring Rendezvous
Issue No. 4



Coco Eco Magazine - NY Editor Loves
Jan/Feb Issue No. 15 - The Rainforest Issue



Pure Green Magazine - Eco Living with Style
Jan/Feb Issue No. 4


Magnifeco Blog - Handmade Thursdays

Kirsten will be exhibiting her new jewelry line at THE KI.
THE KI is an exciting glimpse into the world of Premium Smart Living. Showcasing the finest in innovative design, automotive, fashion, media, art, technology, food, wine and everything beautiful that embodies sustainable living. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle that is transforming the KI at a time.

7x7 Blog
Kirsten Muenster Jewelry and reMade USA Trunk Show at Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley


Sundance Channel - Lazy Environmentalist
Kirsten is the featured eco-jewelry expert, sharing information about ethical material options and sourcing on Season 2, Episode 6. Sundance Channel with Josh Dorfman, The Lazy Environmentalist.


Sustainable Style Interview
Kirsten Muenster Jewelry: Ethically Precious

Sonic Eclectic - Designer Profile



Celeb Life Magazine


Ecouterre - Green Gift Guide

Sundance Channel - Full Frontal Fashion Interview

Inhabitat - Green Gift Guide

Eco Fashion World: Artisan Chic

Ecouterre - In The Closet With...


1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse - Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew
Kirsten's jewelry is featured in this new book by Garth Johnson.

Video from the "Don’t Bag Indonesia’s Rainforest” event at the King of Greene Street for The Green Shows - Eco Fashion Week

Examiner - San Francisco

Green With Glamour Blog

Limb Blog - Artist Series


ABC7 News - The View from the Bay
Kirsten's jewelry is featured. Watch the video:

Re-Design For Life Blog

Inhabitat - Green Wedding Series: Eco Wedding Rings

Orglamic Blog

Today's Diet & Nutrition Magazine

Aventura Magazine

Wearable Art Blog

Jewelry Lovers Blog

Style, Naturally Book Party at Jurlique in San Francisco


EcoSalon Blog


Kaight Boutique Blog


Metalsmith Magazine
Kirsten's jewelry is featured in the article, Seeing Green: Towards Sustainable Jewelry Practices

Green Grechen Blog

Ecco Eco Blog

Magnifeco Blog

Style, Naturally - LA Book Launch Party coverage highlights Kirsten's rings

Summer Rayne Oakes talks about the Style Naturally book and her eco-active life. Streaming live from the Ojai Inn & Spa. She's wearing Kirsten's necklace and ring. Check out the video:

Style, Naturally Book launch party at Stella McCartney’s downtown NY boutique. Summer is wearing two of Kirsten's recycled sterling silver rings.

Style, Naturally Book
The Savvy Shopping Guide to Sustainable Fashion and Beauty
Style meets substance in this lavishly illustrated, highly informative, and beautifully designed book on sustainable fashion and beauty by Summer Rayne Oakes. Kirsten is one of the featured jewelers!

Green Lashes Blog

On Jewels: An Appreciation of the Art Blog
Kirsten's betel nut ring is featured 


Emily Deschanel wore Kirsten's "Rays" ring on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Thursday, January 22nd. Watch the video: 

PLENTY Magazine
December/January 2009 Issue
Kirsten's betel nut ring is featured in the Style section

White Apricot Blog
Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle for the Eco & Socially Conscious
Kirsten's Cardita ring is featured in the Winter Lookbook



JQ Magazine - International Trends in Fine Jewelry
Kirsten is interviewed for the Trends:Fashion Section
Bright Shiny Future? Styles for '09 Reflect Cautious Optimism                 

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San Francisco Magazine
Kirsten's necklace is worn by former editor-in-chief of Dwell Magazine, and current editor-at-large of Sunset Magazine, Allison Arieff in the October issue of San Francisco Magazine



Lucky Magazine
Kirsten's necklace is worn by Eco-Model/Activist Summer Rayne Oakes



Desert Living Magazine, October Issue, Jewelry Feature

Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts
Jewelry Exhibition


Kirsten is featured in a new book - The Eco Chick Guide to Life:
How to Be Fabulously Green by Starre Vartan, St. Martin's Griffin



Sunset Magazine Blog
By Allison Arieff, editor-at-large



SWELL - Future Friendly Design
An exhibition of sustainable design; a central feature of Vancouver’s third annual “30 Days of Sustainability Celebration”, Vancouver, BC Canada.


Green Living Magazine – Canada
Spring Issue, Natural Wonders



Martha Stewart’s Body + Soul Magazine
March issue, Beautiful Eco-Jewelry



Natural Health Magazine
April Issue, Green Jewelry Feature

Whole Life Times, Common Ground Magazine & Conscious Choice Magazine - Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

California Home + Design Magazine
Kirsten's fossilized fern cuff links are featured in The Glamourous Life, a focus on Green With Glamour owners Deana Bracken and Kat Rowan. Kirsten's chrysoprase ring is also worn by Kat, on right.

PGA National Resort & Spa Goes Green
Kirsten’s jewelry was on display at the media launch party celebrating their green revamp.

Composting Good and Evil: Redesign for Sanctimonious Sinners
Premiere showing at the 2008 Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA
View exhibition on line at

An eco design blog by Zem Joaquin

Michelle Kaufmann Designs
An eco-design blog by the sustainable home designer Michelle Kaufmann


Gorgeous & Green Fashion Show
Kirsten’s jewelry was on the runway, paired beautifully with a gray Linda Loudermilk suit. This event raised money for Global Green and its green schools program,green affordable housing, solar fund and the green rebuilding of New Orleans.

Inhabitat – Jewelry Profile

Eco-Chick Blog
Checking out San Francisco Greenfest

Malibu Times Magazine – Jewelry With a Cause
Kirsten’s Dinosaur Bone Cuff Links are featured in the Nov/Dec 2007 issue

Green with Glamour – Designer Profile

Kirsten was the featured “Green Jeweler” at the Emmy’s. Over 30 Pieces were on display in the Alive! Expo Green Pavilion produced by Mix Media Award Suites at The Sofitel Hotel. Celebrities browsed and borrowed jewelry for the red carpet.



7×7 Magazine – San Francisco Lifestyle Magazine
Editor’s Pick in the Green Design Issue

Green with Glamour – Kirsten is featured in online eco-boutique

Shift Magazine – First Person Feature

The Greener Side – Green news and lifestyle blog


Eco Chick – Green news and lifestyle blog

Heart of Green – Green news and lifestyle blog

Lucire Magazine
Features model Summer Rayne Oaks wearing Chinese Writing Stone ring


Lucire Magazine
A full profile of Kirsten’s work is featured in "Behind The Label" written by Summer Rayne Oakes

Treehugger – Web magazine dedicated to everything that has a modern aesthetic yet is environmentally responsible

18k – a contemporary jewelry blog out of Barcelona

Global Green USA - a national environmental organization
Kirsten donated a Montana Agate ring to the silent auction at Global Green’s“Gorgeous and Green” fashion show and fundraiser party in December. Proceeds from the event will support Global Green USA and its efforts to rebuild a sustainable New Orleans and advance green affordable housing, solar and high performance schools in San Francisco, Los Angeles and cities across the country.

Kirsten also donated a Montana Agate and Chrysoprase necklace to the 10th Annual Millennium Awards – Global Green USA in April. The piece was included in a package put together by SHIFT Magazine for the silent auction. The necklace is now in the collection of Q’Orianka Kilcher, the eco-conscious actress and environmentalist who made her debut in Terrence Malick’s film, The New World.