hand-crafted with love

We believe in creating unique modern gold jewelry the old way, crafting each piece by hand with techniques that have been used for centuries. Each piece is made with love and designed with the purpose of empowering women and making them feel special, compelling them to share beauty and love for each other and the world.

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meet the designer / maker behind MON PILAR

brigid mcnellis

Chilean-American designer Brigid McNellis founded Mon Pilar in 2020, after having studied, taught, and worked in the fine jewelry industry for over 10 years. She named the brand after her mother, Monica Barbara Pilar; drew inspiration from Spanish and Italian craft traditions, where she studied and practiced; and continues to actualize her vision by producing and designing at her studio in Brooklyn, NY.

Bringing together her passion for craft, and inherently artistic and experimental approach, Brigid skillfully creates a distinct vision of modern luxury that is original and refreshing.

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