Archive for August 2013

Designer Spotlight: Staci Egan

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I specialize in wire working techniques incorporating precious metals, semi-precious stones and freshwater pearls into my designs. I find manipulating wire to be extremely relaxing. The material can be very forgiving, while creatively allowing endless possibilities. How did you get into jewelry design?…

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Designer Spotlight: Bev Feldman

What I do and why I do it: I primarily make modern chainmaille jewelry for women, with a little bit of metalsmithing thrown in. I do what I do because I love to be creative. I have always been drawn to things that allow me to use my hands, from woodworking to knitting to making…

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Designer Spotlight: Cindy Kuo

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I have an online store on Etsy named Tree Craft Diary, which specialized in handmade jewelry. The thought of opening Tree Craft Diary shop was begun in a few months after I worked in Singapore. I felt that doing and creating handmade stuff…

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Designer Spotlight: Michelle Swilley Mullman

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I launched this business and work on all aspects including operations, marketing, finance, customer service and working closely with the jewelry manufacturers who produce the products. I designed the first set of pendants and earrings that we showcase. I outsourced the website development…

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