Hot Rocks jewelry piece
June 2019

Coming in Hot

Jun 7, 2019 Kasey Murphy 0
While working her full-time job, Christin Castagne woke up at 4 o’clock in the morning to teach herself metalsmithing. She wanted to follow her passion of creating jewelry, a passion deeply rooted in an appreciation for […]
April 2019

Joyful Design

Apr 8, 2019 Elizabeth Lincicome 0
When Joy Bowen’s husband, Will, decided to leave a lucrative career in medical sales to work at a start-up in 2017, she was a stay-at-home mom of two boys. Bowen’s kids mostly filled her time; […]
April 2019

Hollywood Gem

Apr 8, 2019 Raleigh Magazine 0
Stars—they’re just like us! Or, at least, they wear our locally made jewelry. Jewelry from Raleigh-based ZoeBird Designs has been featured around the necks and on the wrists of several Hollywood actresses in popular TV […]
February 2019

Line of Beauty

Feb 4, 2019 Kasey Murphy 0
Sophie Wiseman-Floyd was living in Haiti in 2010 when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck, plunging the Caribbean country of about 5 million people into utter distress. Wiseman-Floyd, 17 years old at the time, returned home to […]
December 2018 / January 2019

Lou Horton: Confident in Copper

Dec 10, 2018 Kasey Murphy 0
Copper is a natural metal found in rocks and the Earth’s crust, but it’s also found in our own bodies and is an essential mineral to human health. Studies have shown that, when extra copper […]
Butterfly wing earrings by Ocelli Creations
July 2018 / August 2018

Ocelli Creations

Jul 9, 2018 Tracy Jones 0
Growing up in Walla Walla, Washington, cicadas and other critters weren’t part of the landscape for Allison Camp, but they are now. An NC State graduate student studying environmental toxicology, Camp is drawn to protecting […]
earrings candice yasmin
February 2018

Shine with the Stars

Jan 31, 2018 Lauren Kruchten 0
Candice Yagmin’s jewelry catches your eye in more ways than one. You may first be dazzled by her handmade shiny quartz earrings, or glossy, brightly colored stone necklaces. But fans of “The Vampire Diaries” and […]
Lauren Markely
November 2017

Industrial Aesthetic

Oct 30, 2017 Lauren Kruchten 0
Imagine taking the framework and materials from a building or some other structure and embedding it into a fine piece of jewelry. You might think this process would create an end result that looks pretty […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Crafting Beauty

Jun 30, 2017 Tracy Jones 0
Jewelry is more than just shiny bobbles on display. It is wearable art. It is a repurposed heirloom. It is a symbol of love, loss, or something in between. In short, it is meaningful. In […]
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