Jewelry designer most known for his intricate designs that featured religious symbolism.
He majored in Art at Harvard University, where he studied under accomplished architect Walter Gropius.
He won the Coty American Fashion Critics' Award in 1970 for his unique contributions to jewelry design.
He divorced wife, Hope Sands, in 1973.
Musician Cher was said to be a huge fan of his jewelry pieces and wore them often.