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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
For all the talk of creative gift giving for Valentine’s Day, the simple truth is you can never go wrong with a shiny bauble. The options are truly endless, regardless of your budget.
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 […]
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 […]