Susan Foster is an American jewelry designer and philanthropist.
Susan Foster was raised in East Hampton, Long Island, New York. She grew up surrounded by artisans and with artistic relatives. Foster resided down the street from Jackson Pollock as well as Willem de Kooning. Foster’s artistic surroundings framed her upbringing and were a big influence on her future career as a jewelry designer.
Foster studied in detail traditional jewelry design and creation with European goldsmiths. She further enhanced her knowledge by going to the esteemed Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and studied extensively diamonds, colored gemstones, synthetic gemstones, and pearl grading.
Foster began her career as a jewelry designer in 1999 and in 2008 opened her exclusive, by-appointment-only boutique in Brentwood, California. Foster’s jewelry was picked up by Neiman Marcus in the US, Harrods in the UK, and sold internationally in France, Germany, and Russia.
Foster’s designs have been seen on notable actresses around the world, and have been featured such magazines as InStyle, The Hollywood Reporter, Vogue (UK), The New York Times, Marie Claire, Elle, and Glamour. Her pieces have been routinely spotted on Entourage, Sex and the City, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.