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Oakland, California-based Jason Lees Design makes some really cool furniture and accessories, but his new jewelry collection featuring the same materials he builds with, like wood, brass, leather, and paint, are minimal statements of perfection.

Drawing inspiration from everything from California mid-century modern craft to African tribal art, the nine different styles of necklaces are like wearing little pieces of modern art around your neck.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.