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Elegance is Never Understated

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alking into Danuta, these words immediately come to mind: grace, class and sophistication. If the elegance of old-world Europe set up shop in sunny Santa Fe, Danuta is surely its incarnation. Whether you are a resident Santa Fean or just visiting, Danuta owners and designers Danuta Alyassin and Jonathan Duran have created a distinctive gallery of fine jewelry not to be missed.

Every place your eye falls, there’s the allure of exhilarating sparkle. Danuta has been dazzling Santa Fe for over 20 years, and now this impressive gallery has set roots in a bright new location on Palace Avenue, across the street from the acclaimed new restaurant in the Drury Hotel, Eloisa. Danuta offers a little something different to the City Different. Poland born and raised Danuta comes from a long history

of jewelers. Not only did her family run a jewelry business in New York for 40 years, but she was also personally trained under Bulgari’s legendary master jewelry designer Omar Torres. “Wherever I look, I see jewelry. I can’t help myself. I see an object with an appealing shape and I just want to put diamonds on it,” Danuta exclaims. Five years ago, Danuta saw the designs of Jonathan Duran and immediately

ABOVE Jonathan Duran, Danuta Alyassin Photo by Carolyn Wright

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