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Meet Nicole Coleman

ASHBURN, VIRGINIA

Often described by her supporters as a visionary of fun, vibrant, unique designs, Nicole Coleman has always loved the arts. Since a little girl, she enjoyed painting, drawing, and crafting. Using different canvases throughout the years, Nicole is a true artisan at heart, enjoying sewing, baking and cake decorating, in addition to being well-known for her ability to turn any party or event into a decorated masterpiece.

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Meet Ginny Crane

NORTH CHESTERFIELD, VIRGINIA

Ginny Crane hopes her customers feel just as liberated while wearing her handcrafted jewelry and accessories as she does while making each piece. The Mechanicville, Virginia native has obsessed over making jewelry most of her life, but truly discovered her gift at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Art. Since graduating in 2015, Crane branched beyond her conceptual and sculptural body of work to jewelry production.

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Meet Claire Berry

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

Claire Berry is her mother’s daughter. While growing up in Haymarket, Virginia, Claire admired her mother’s entrepreneurial spirit as she took orders over the phone for her custom, handmade Christmas ornaments and selling at local craft shows. Like most creatives, Berry’s mother would always have a project in the works and remained unapologetic for the ones never progressing to being complete. It’s those childhood memories that charted Claire’s path to study Interior Design at Virginia Commonwealth University. Upon graduation, Claire succumbed to the artsy community and now calls Richmond, Virginia home.

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Meet Tasha McKelvey

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

Running in the woods of Mathews County, Virginia as a little girl entertained and stimulated the imaginative mind of Tasha McKelvey. Her life along Virginia’s middle peninsula was full of inspiration for her flora and fauna line of functional, decorative ceramics. "It’s funny with the birds," McKelvey said. "My parents are birdwatchers and avid gardeners. These are not my hobbies; they’re my parents’ hobbies, but that is what my work is about." It was clear to her at a young age while navigating the classroom as a dyslexic student she would become an artist.At her Richmond, Virginia studio, Tasha has risen above her dyslexia to become “The Handmade Clay Goddess” and master of handmade pottery and jewelry. Her potter’s wheel is her weapon of choice. 

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Meet Amy Huml

ZION CROSSROADS, VIRGINIA

Every day is a special day for jewelry maker Amy Huml of Zion Crossroads, Virginia. Born in southeastern Virginia, Amy’s handmade jewelry is inspired by everyday people and their stories of triumph, success, and perseverance. Crafting her jewelry from her home studio at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains with her feline co-worker provides the natural surroundings informing her designs. Amy uses an array of natural and semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, mixed metals and leather that are transformed into statement pieces. 

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Meet Liz Watson

CAPE CHARLES, VIRGINIA

Liz Watson is a local artist and designer based in Cape Charles, Virginia working in jewelry design, photography and graphic arts. The Founder & Creative Director of LW Design Group, Liz respects and channels the power, simplicity, beauty, and narrative of good design. She believes good design gives people everything they need, but never gives them too much. From her jewelry making to photography, Liz’s design aesthetic is relatable, smart, and clean.

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