Designer Spotlight

Designer Spotlight: Jennifer Benaim

By Tracy Matthews / April 27, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I create the only known jewellery pieces and artworks of this nature in the world, I developed the application over a 35 year period. The mediums…

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Designer Spotlight: Patricia Baranyai

By Tracy Matthews / April 19, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I design and hand solder a line of vintage style jewelry and exhibit my line at craft shows in Canada and the United States. I also…

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Designer Spotlight: Reshma Sandell

By Tracy Matthews / April 12, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I come from an Indo Canadian background and Bollywood is in my blood. I noticed that there was not a big market for affordable ethnic jewelry…

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Designer Spotlight: Anthony Lera

By Tracy Matthews / April 5, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. This is a third generation copper repousee family business that has been handed down to me and I specialize in hand beaten copper items. I have…

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Designer Spotlight: Tim Andrew & Giselle Duval

By Tracy Matthews / March 29, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. Giselle and Tim mysteriously transform simple steel into magical mini masterpieces by combining traditional metalworking techniques with a contemporary eye, while looking to mankind’s oldest inspirations…

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Designer Spotlight: Lori Cohn

By Tracy Matthews / March 22, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I create contemporary charm jewelry with meaning, focusing on wrap bracelets made with hand painted silk ribbon, leather, and traditional Japanese kimono cloth cord. The drive…

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Designer Spotlight: Renee Troy

By Tracy Matthews / March 15, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. As a professional calligrapher for 35+ years, it led me on many creative paths due to my passion for the arts. I love creating, learning new…

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Designer Spotlight: Dina Rudman

By Tracy Matthews / March 8, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I love helping others look their best by giving them the tools to do it: teaching them how to wear the right colors, editing their wardrobes…

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Designer Spotlight: Diane Perry

By Tracy Matthews / March 1, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I have been crafting jewelry for 5 years, but I have been an artist and crafter for many, many years. I am self-taught and always looking…

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Designer Spotlight: Catherine Marion

By Tracy Matthews / February 22, 2013

A brief story of what you do and why you do it. I design my jewelry on a CAD program and work closely with my contractor to make sure the design is optimal from both a “design” point…

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