Meet the women behind sustainably-made accessories brand BOND Hardware: “an exercise in aggressive minimalism”

Jamé Jackson
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Dana Hurwitz and Mariah Purshadsingh of Bond Hardware are changing the conversation around sustainable jewelry.

The Brooklyn duo merges their brand’s “hardware” ethos in all that they do, whether it’s building industrial-inspired jewelry to their most recent glimpses into furniture. The materials of BOND Hardware pieces are sustainably acquired and focused on top-quality material.

On aggressive minimalism:

“BOND Hardware is an exercise in aggressive minimalism,” explains Mariah. “That emanates from every facet of the design itself. The shapes and motifs that Dana works in, all the way through the execution of production and presentation of materials out in the world.”

On the brand moving into sustainability:

“We’re trying to make a solution and make objects that meet people’s needs,” Dana explains to In The Know. “But also offer better-made pieces with better materials. They are less harmful to make them [and] hopefully will last longer[…] For us, sustainability evolves because, with technology, you learn about the best ways to do things. Then technology evolves to support that. We’re trying to always be tuned in so that we can improve our own processes.”

On advice for young designers:

“What I would say for young designers is [to] always go with your gut, remember why you started [and] who you are and what is really right for you.”

Support BOND Hardware on Instagram and shop a few best sellers below.

D-Ring 3-Pocket Holster, $395

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Buzzsaw Earrings, $180

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Nail Pendant, $330+

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