Gallery Staff at De Novo Fine Contemporary Jewelry in Palo Alto
Fine Contemporary Jewelry

About us

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Cherry LeBrun

Cherry is the owner of de novo, which she opened in 1990. The gallery is an outgrowth of her lifelong interest in fine arts and crafts. She is devoted to showing the finest in contemporary jewelry, focusing on excellence in design, originality, innovation, and craftsmanship.

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Andrea Marx

Andrea joined de novo in 2012. She was trained as a goldsmith in Germany and has a very creative and adventurous approach to the art of jewelry making. She is also a skilled photographer, does our website photography, and manages our jewelry inventory.

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Natsumi Mori

Nastumi joined de novo in 2012. She is a sculptor and has taken jewelry courses at the Revere Academy in San Francisco. She has great enthusiasm for the world of contemporary jewelry.

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Josette Selim

Josette joined de novo in 2016. Her family owned a jewelry business when she was growing up, so she has been surrounded by jewelry her whole life. Having also worked in retail sales, being at de novo is completely natural for her.

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Cathy West

Cathy joined de novo in 2018.  Trained as and having worked as a graphic designer for years, she is very attuned to good design.  She delights in being surrounded by the amazing jewelry designs at De Novo.