Jewelry & Fashion

Elizabeth Kline

Elizabeth Kline Designs
Chicago, IL
elizabethklinedesigns.com

Drawn to contrasts in materials like metals, wood, fiber, stones with different textures and colors, Elizabeth’s work uses starkly different elements and brings them together to make jewelry with movement and balanced asymmetry.

Jane Roberti

Fort Collins, CO
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Modern talismans for curious folk inspired by nature, literature, and art utilize many ancient metalsmithing techniques to create works of personal wonder that are both contemporary and timeless.

Anke Eichstaedt-Trampler

Ann Arbor, MI
elophina.com

A modern leather bag collection, crafted with a palette of selected colors using different techniques like embroidery, marquetry and sewing.

Andrea Kaiser

Glass Sky Jewelry
Columbus, OH
glassskyjewelry.com

Starting with sterling silver sheet and wire, Andrea uses traditional metalsmithing techniques to texture, saw, form, shape, solder and enamel. Designed to connect us to patterns, rhythms of our natural world.

Anita Peters

Barrington, IL
fashionstones.com

Anita’s designs are art forms of wire sculpture, chainmail and metalsmithing. Inspiration comes from the Yemenite silversmith.She combines modern trends with ancient arabesque look using mix metals.

Kiera Pohl

Kiera P Handmade Jewelry
Oak Park, IL
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Using mainly gold filled and sterling silver metals Kiera bends, cuts, solders, and hammers the materials into simple, geometric shapes. She likes to experiment with mixing metals and adding semi-precious stones.

Aaron Sault

Sault Jewelry
Marquette, MI
saultjewelry.com

Silver, gold, copper, bronze, and stones are stitched, set, raised, riveted, formed and forged. All work is hand fabricated and one of a kind.

Michele Friedman

Michele Friedman
Chicago, IL
micheleafriedman.com
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Fabricated jewelry in sterling, 18k bi-metal and wool. Michele has developed a technique to incorporate color, pattern & texture into my work by manipulating wool felt into shapes and treating them as stones.

Jane & Susan Shaffer

Shaffer Studio
Mount Prospect, IL
shafferstudio.com

Textured silver jewelry handcrafted thru various methods including forging, fold forming, pmc, hydraulic press and rolling mill.

Jennifer Akese-Burney

Akese Stylelines
Crystal Lake, IL
akesestylelines.com

I’m obsessed with fabric manipulation! The fabrics I use mainly are African prints, neoprene and satin. I recycle my leftover pieces into strips, cord and manipulate them into sculptural wearable art.

Eva Nye

Batavia, IL

Hand made blocked and fabric hats, original designs hand silk screened on wearables, and knit fabric skirts.

Joy O’Connor

Evansville, IN
dapperdudesdesigns.com

Handcrafted men’s pretied and self tied bowties, boy’s pretied bowties, and women’s bowtie bracelets. Unique fabric designs from Mood in New York City.

Venus Cramer

Jewelry By Venus
Elmhurst, IL
jewelrybyvenus.com

Venus’s primary style of creating jewelry is small scale fabrication. She uses traditional materials such as silver, gold and precious gems, as well as found objects including fabric, wood and car paint.

Kate Strong

Strong Wear
Chicago, IL
strongwear.com

My hats are cut and sewn made with hi-tech fabrics and a range of old world hand working techniques. Melding the future fabrics with the past detail work to make stylish hats that work.

Emily Shinnick

Park Ridge, IL
lockedandlayered.com

Emily designs and makes unisex jewelry line that is made with mostly brass and powder coated. It is done with metalsmithing and casting techniques.

Lisa Slodki

Lisa Slodki
Chicago, IL
lisaslodkidesign.com

I form and hammer sterling and gold wire to create designs based on geometry and patterns in nature.

Candace Marsella

Smashing Jewels
Chicago, IL
smashingjewels.com

Each piece is handcrafted with precious gemstones and freshwater pearls fabricated using benchwork skills and wire-working techniques in sterling silver and 14k gold-filled materials.

Christopher Timberlake

Oregon, WI
cttjewelry.com

Distinctive silver and gold alloys layered and fused. Handcrafted ethically sourced gems. Cast and fabricated precious metal. Carved iron-nickel meteorite. Flush and bezel setting, recycled gold granulation.

Sue Rosengard

Chicago, IL
suerosengard.com

Silver, gold and black with pearls and stones – hand fabricated using pliers, mandrels. Less is more! It is more challenging to create designs using less material and complexities than more.