Archive for July 2014

Designer Spotlight: Amy Jennings

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT I currently make wooden, electroformed copper and hybrid (wood & electroformed copper) rings. For most of my twenties I struggled to realise what I wanted to do with my life but I did know that I didn’t want to spend 5 days a…

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Designer Spotlight: Amy Kanka Valadarsky

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT People would say I create jewelry pieces, I want to think I can make dreams come true. There is nothing like watching the delight of a customer putting on my ‘walk on the beach’ ring on her finger for the first time and…

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Designer Spotlight: Deborah Ross

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT I started making memory jewelry after my grandmother’s funeral I received a memory bracelet from her funeral flowers and knew I could do a better job. I played with materials, processes and techniques until I developed what I think is one of the…

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Designer Spotlight: Susan L. Goldstein

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT In June of 2009 my mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  I decided to make bracelets and give them to the women in my mother’s life who wanted to honor and support her during her 3 1/2 month battle. I realized that cancer…

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