Friday, December 31, 2010

My greatest work of art. Solomon West Boyd!

Welcome to the new son...
Solomon West Boyd! Born 12/20/2010
The best Holiday/B-day gift ever!
He is truly a work of art like no other I have conceived.
Thank you my sweetie boy for your wonderful journey here.
Let's make some new jewels now!
Happy New Year!

I will be taking a brief hiatus to care for my newborn,
work on new pieces and revamp the web site + blog.
I am so excited about sharing all this new creative energy with you in 2011!
Stay tuned, Stay Blessed, Stay Grateful!
I love you all! xo

Tasha West x Italian Vogue Online ( a perfect way to end 2010!

Tasha West Jewelry had an astonishing year...what better way to end 2010
with a bang such as a feature on Vogue Italia Online...The Black Blog!
What an honor...this only motivates me to bring you more intriguing wearable art in 2011.
So stay tuned. Have a remarkable New Year my Gems!
Thank you! xo
Click on the title link above to view the feature!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Tasha West Jewelry x Georgia NY

Happy Holidays!
Tasha West Jewelry is proud to announce
a new residency in their jewelry cases at Georgia.
The Chic Product & Salon located at
89A East Houston Street (Bet Elizabeth & Bowery)
New York, NY 10012
For price inquiries and availability call 646-827-2428

Purchase the TW Brass Asea Bib Necklace at it's
holiday promo price in Georgia only.

The ever so popular TW Best seller the Nurture Nipple Bangle Set
On holiday promo in Georgia only.

The TW Brass Crinkle Cuff making it's first appearance in a retail space.

Go purchase your Tasha West before it's all gone @Georgia! It's the perfect gift for yourself!
Visit to explore their lovely beauty product selections!

Monday, December 6, 2010

New Gold Leather "Mini" Goddess Wing Cuffs Fly to Africa.

You've seen the XL Gold Leather Goddess Wings on Miss E.Badu.
Now introducing a Mini version for Erin Robinson.
She's on hiatus from her VP of Design career
traveling through Africa, India and Bali to assist children in need.
Below are some beautiful shots she took rocking her
LWest/TWest cuffs in the "Motherland" Banda, Rwanda!
I'm honored for my designs to be apart of her journey!

Remember to "SOAR"!
Do, Go, Be Fearless!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Tasha West x The Fashion Bomb!

Click on the title link above to check out the awesome feature
on Tasha West Jewelry By The Fashion Bomb Blog.
I'm a big fan of TFB so it was an honor to be mentioned! Enjoy!

FYI....The Tasha West brand is a little over 2 years old...
But Lorraine NaTasha West has been designing for over 10 years!

E.Badu wears TWest/LWest Black Leather Wing Cuffs at the 2010 Centric Soul Train Awards.

E Badu had another wonderful performance at
the 2010 Centric Soul Train Awards.
For the second year in a row Badu is
rocking TWest/LWest Custom Pieces.
This year the Black Leather Goddess Wing Cuffs.

A close up of the cuffs. The wings bend for Badu's desired look.

New Custom TWest Wing Shield remixed with Spear.

XXL Copper Wing Shield Earrings with a
New accent Spear w/ Feather detail.
I love when my clients take risks.

Click on image above to get a larger close up view.

New Custom LWest Classic Ear Necklace remixed!

I haven't sold Ear-Necklaces since the early 2000's.
One of my clients from Trinidad
requested a few colorful, chic and daring XL Ear-Necklaces.

The Black style has XL fringe hanging past the knee.
Light weight and fun!

Monday, November 1, 2010

New TW/LW Miss Pac (Wo)Man Inspired Cuff in Brass.

The Miss Pack(wo)Man inspiration concept cuff design.
I'll be prototyping other versions of the MPWM Cuff
with additional embellishments and sizes. Stay tuned.

Nicki Minaj is the first to purchase The MPWMC.

More TW/LW Sterling Silver Initials for three happy clients.

V is for best client from the BK Flea 2010.

D is for Destiny...a gift from her Mother Robyn.
Her first custom piece. Happy Sweet 16 Destiny.

C is for Courtney...this is my girl from high school.
What an honor to have old friends purchase.

Large and Small in Silver and Brass sizes Available by
Request! $65-$150
10k, 14k, 18k Yellow, Rose or White Gold Price by Request!

TW/LW Crinkle/RITS updated with closure in Brass.

The Crinkle/RITS (Ribbon in The Sky) Cuff
updated with a chain closure in Brass.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Badu wears her TWest/LWest Custom Gold Leather Wing Cuff Bracelets at the 2010 Hennessy Artistry Tour finale in NYC.

Erykah Badu rocking her TW/LW Gold Leather Wing Cuff Bracelets
at the Hennessy Artistry Tour finale show NYC.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

New at the BK Flea for October...Miss Pack(Wo)Man inspired Brushed Brass Disc Earrings.

Makeup artist extraordinaire Rebecca Casciano
scooped up the first pair made, of the new MPWM
inspired disc earrings. I'm experimenting with new shapes and designs.

I'll be at the BK Flea this Sat out doors with more new fun pieces.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Raven Symone wears Tasha West Earrings at LA Premiere of Tinker Bell.

Wardrobe Stylist Jason Sky of LOOK: Imaging and Styling
ordered a custom pair of TWest Large Lotus Drop Earrings
in Matt Brushed Silver for his client Raven Symone.

Raven Symone (Voice of Fairy Iriessa) wearing her TWest Lotus Drop Earrings,
at the LA Premiere of Tinker Bell: The Great Fairy Rescue.

A close up!
Large Matt Brushed Silver for $65.

Michi's Custom TW Brass Slant M Pendant.

Michi Chassagne wears her New Custom Large Slant M Pendant.

A close up!
Order your now at
$120 for Brass $150 for Sterling Silver.

Tamara's TW Custom Mini Brass T Pendant.

Tamara Hood of MTV Networks rocking her
New Custom Mini Brass T Pendant.

A close up!
Stay tuned for the Fall/Winter retail release of
the TWest/LWest Slant Initial Pendants.

Order yours now at

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

New Updated Custom Brass Star and Moon Cuffs elongated with chain detail.

This new version of the Star and Moon Brass Cuffs
completes Erykah Badu's Fall 2010 order.

The original prototype is 4' in Length with 5 stars.
These pictured are 7' in length with 7 stars.

Top view

Side view

Bottom view

I added a chain detail to keep the cuff extra secure.
The Moon detail is designed to rest on the top of the arm.
An Un traditional design is always more exciting!

The LWest/TWest Custom Golden Goddess Brass Wing Arm Cuffs for Erykah Badu...Oooh La La!!!

This project was very close to my heart.
Introducing the Custom LW/TW Golden Goddess
Brass Wing Arm Cuff Bracelets for Erykah Badu.

Badu Rocking her Brass Wing Cuffs during a performance on 8/15/10.

Each feather detail were individually cut, filed, soldered and polished.

Then the three rows soldered together to complete the 9' in length cuffs.

Extremely malleable...the bottom half of the wings can adjust.

The hand brushed antique finish is stunning.

A safe home for storage and for a Golden Goddess!