In the Spotlight: Rito Originals

Today, we are talking to Mrs. Amber Shafer, the talented artisan behind Rito Originals. She is mostly self-taught but her other backgrounds in art help her significantly. She learns her skill though reading different books and articles, watching various videos, simply studying a piece of jewelry, and even random experimentation within her medium. We caught … Read moreIn the Spotlight: Rito Originals

In the Spotlight: Lisa Burek Jewelry

Today in the Spotlight: Ms. Lisa Burek of Lisa Burek Jewelry! Lisa fell in love with jewelry making and beads when doing projects with her girls and things just took off from there! She is a proud member of The Artisan Group, an elite group of artists that gift celebrities at awards events and various … Read moreIn the Spotlight: Lisa Burek Jewelry

In the Spotlight: 2 Little P’s

Introducing Cathy Prestipino, the artisan behind “2 Little P’s“. Cathy grew up in coastal Virginia near the Chesapeake Bay. She creates her pieces using Precious Metal Clay. Precious Metal Clay originated in Japan in 1990, and is a crafting medium consisting of very small particles of precious metal mixed with an organic binder and water; … Read moreIn the Spotlight: 2 Little P’s

In the Spotlight: Jewelry Creations by JB

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Jessica Bustamonte, the artisan behind Jewelry Creations by JB. We asked Jessica a few questions so you get to know her better! Here is what she had to say: What’s the story behind your company? I love creating something really pretty, making jewelry gave me an outlet to … Read moreIn the Spotlight: Jewelry Creations by JB

In the Spotlight: Modern Vintage Studio

Today, in the Spotlight: Dawn Levesque, the talented artisan behind Modern Vintage Studio! She loves vintage and discovering discarded treasures, especially vintage components. As a child, she was not only surrounded by vintage and antique finds, but also arts and crafts. Her family had a studio so that they could create everything from jewelry to … Read moreIn the Spotlight: Modern Vintage Studio

In the Spotlight: Kosmic Krystals

Today in the Spotlight: Kellie Roussos, the artisan behind Kosmic Krystals. She is a college student who loves to create unique wearable art from natural stones through the method of wire wrapping. She is a student at Humboldt State University, studying Ecological Restoration and Soil Science. Kellie is captivated by the complexity and beauty of … Read moreIn the Spotlight: Kosmic Krystals

2013 Craftsyble Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is getting closer and closer! Are you ready? We handpicked a few products that would make perfect gifts for the one you love. Most of them can be purchased online; a few of them are custom made to your specifications. We hope you enjoy them all! Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! 🙂 And don’t … Read more2013 Craftsyble Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Artisans Represented at GBK’s 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards Gift Lounge

Exciting news, everyone! GBK’s Primetime Emmy Awards Gift Lounge is coming up in a week or so; The Artisan Group will be participating at this fabulous event. Here are some of the artisans who answered our invitation to share information on the products they will be gifting. Enjoy! If you’d like to check out all … Read moreArtisans Represented at GBK’s 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards Gift Lounge

In the Spotlight: Jen’s Backyard Creations of All Sorts

Jennifer Cook, a mother and wife, got the idea to start selling handmade goods from spending time in her backyard. About a year ago, her family decided to join the sustainable movement. She says, “We first started growing an organic vegetable garden, then composting and now we are raising chickens….it’s addictive.” Their family rides bikes … Read moreIn the Spotlight: Jen’s Backyard Creations of All Sorts

Artisans Represented at the 2012 GBK Oscars Gift Lounge – The Scarlet Robin

The Scarlet Robin Jenifer Gallagher and Jillian Anderson have built The Scarlet Robin focusing on the use of design to create jewelry that delivers a means of significant, personal self-expression. Collaboration is a cornerstone of this bi-coastal team and they feel privileged to be realizing a long-held dream to develop and grow a creative business. … Read moreArtisans Represented at the 2012 GBK Oscars Gift Lounge – The Scarlet Robin