Posts in local jewelry designers
Emily Claire Designs

Designed by artist Claire Jacobs, Emily Claire jewelry is known for elegant design, with an edgy flare. Drawing inspiration from historical jewelry as well as modern design, every piece of jewelry starts with a hand sketch by Claire. From there, the jewelry is carefully hand fabricated in her Raleigh, NC studio using sterling silver, 18K gold, and semi-precious or precious stones. 

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Beth Zink

Beth Zink a self-taught jewelry designer, based in Southport, NC, creates jewelry with an elegant but updated classic style.  With no formal training in jewelry design when she started her business in 2001, her love of pearls and gemstones has led her to create updated classic styles of jewelry.  Each piece of jewelry is created for the woman who is confident, accomplished and elegant.  She encourages her clients to wear the one of a kind or limited edition pieces every day for enjoyment because every day is special. 

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Kenda Kistenmacher for Kenda Kist Jewelry

Kenda Kist jewelry is hand-crafted and designed by NC based artist, Kenda Kistenmacher.

Since her childhood in Iowa, Kenda's unique collection flourished from the inspiration of found objects, crafting them into something new. A true artisan, she cultivated her design skills at East Carolina University with a concentration in metal design. Upon graduating, Kenda launched a small signature collection. The line evolved into today's brand: Kenda Kist Jewelry.

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Tracy Mallon

Tracy Mallon is a graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York City and has worked for many different designers including DKNY, Banana Republic and Kate Spade. 

Tracy’s twelve year career has included clothing, handbags, accessories and now jewelry. She has launched this line with the inspiration of the subtlety of natural tonal colors. The materials used in this collection are mainly precious metal and semi-precious stones.

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