Jewelry

Maia Leppo

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Maia Leppo graduated from Tufts University in 2008 with a degree in Biology and Community Health. She received training in jewelry and metals from various craft schools, including Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Pocosin Arts, Penland School of Crafts, and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and her Masters of…

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Umut Demirgüç Thurman

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Umut Demirgüç Thurman is an enamelist, jeweler, and metalsmith. She received her BFA from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Textile and Fashion Design. She received her MFA from the University of North Texas in Metalsmithing and Jewelry. Umut has taught for years at the University of North Texas, Mimar…

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Marthe Harwell

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

With a BA degree in English, Marthe’s career centered around Technical Editing and Writing.  But her work didn’t keep her from exploring her interest in the arts.  She began with photography learning techniques in composition and printing.  After winning a first place prize in an art show, her compositions lead…

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Taylor Gigante

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Hello my friends! I am Taylor, but I tend to go by Tay. Owner and creator of my small business Treasures By Tay! I have been creating with my hands since a very young age but started metalsmithing about 4 years ago and have continued to pour my heart and…

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Corrin Carr

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Olwen Jewelry is designed and created by Florida native, Corrin Carr in her West Palm Beach storefront studio. A lifelong love for jewelry turned into a career in vintage jewelry, which sparked the fire.  One day, on a friend’s invitation to cash in a Groupon for a silversmithing class, making…

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Miguel Monzon

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Born in Asuncion, Paraguay, South America. Miguel with his three brothers and his parents emigrated to the United States at the age of twelve. Soon after landing at JFK international airport, before getting into a taxi, Miguel found a quarter at his feet and soon realized his dream. “The streets…

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Michel McNabb

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Michel McNabb is a metal smith from Cincinnati, Ohio who now resides in Wellington, Florida. She combines her skills of carving wax, metal smithing, and enameling to create unique jewelry and vessels. Michel earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Denison University and moved to Spain after graduating. This…

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Nancy Costello

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Nancy Costello grew up in Brooklyn and first studied Fashion Design at Pratt Inst. then became a freelance photographer and received a BS degree from SUNY and an MFA from NYU. She worked as a photo editor at Newsday for 10 years, but the whole time she loved making jewelry!…

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Wayne Werner

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Wayne Werner is a third-generation metalsmith from Baltimore. He has made his living as a maker for over 30 years. He has traveled around the world to learn with metal workers from Italy and Egypt to Java and Bali. Specializing in cold forging precious metals, Werner has incorporated the traditional…

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Tracey Roedl

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May 26 @ 8:49 am

Tracey Roedl has a long and diverse history in the jewelry industry. Her childhood passion for her great aunt’s jewelry dressing table peaked during a silversmithing and goldsmithing class in high school. She went on to do brief studies at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and Colorado Rocky Mountain School.…

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