Most of the artisans that I have had the distinct pleasure of meeting, and interviewing, fill my soul with wonder at the magnitude with which they pour themselves into the work they do. Every piece they create seems to invoke a dedication to craft and sincere appreciation for the individual that will be so fortunate… Continue reading Featured Friday: Angie of Moon Lotus Crystals
Eclecticism is the heart of bohemian styling. So many times, we hear the word, "boho," and we think of floppy hats, flowy dresses, lace, fringe, and anything else that has cemented the vision of bohemianism in our thought process. However, to truly appreciate what bohemian authentically means is to simply embrace non-conformity. Unfortunately, those of… Continue reading Featured Friday: Elly-Rose of Fox & Jewel
Remember the days when we first began to wear feathers in our hair? You know... those "clips" that were intended for other means, but we just had to make them a statement accessory? Whether we ended up wearing them to detract from inquiry, or, just because we knew they looked super cool. Either way, they… Continue reading Featured Friday: Amy of Mama Muir Designs
Doing what I do, I see a LOT of jewelry. And, I love it! Each piece holds a special place in the heart of an artist and bares testament of the dedication to their craft. The thing about spending time getting to know bohemian jewelry artisans is that they each have their own individual interpretation… Continue reading Featured Friday: Naomi of Dancing Moon
I'm always amazed at the creative expressions of different artisans. How they do what they do, astounds me. And, when it comes to the labor intensive process of electro-forming and silver-smithing, I'm simply left in awe. The technical ability needed, coupled with the free-form product that is produced, leaves us with a truly wearable piece… Continue reading Featured Friday: Jill of Oleander & Oak
So many times, when you meet artisans, you discover that they ventured out on their journey to become inspired and gain control of their lives. They want to feel empowered and discover themselves in the process. And, although the same could be said for Jennifer, of JFox Jewelry, she in turn spreads the love with… Continue reading Featured Friday: Jennifer of JFox Jewelry
I'm a tactile person. For me, there's nothing like the feel of texture. Yes, I was one of THOSE kids, that wanted to touch everything. Not because I was mischievous. But, because I wanted to experience the item. That's exactly why I'm so drawn to textiles and macrame. That, and the fact that each piece… Continue reading Featured Friday: Charlotte of The Golden Yarn Co.