We've been talking about Geralyn's designs and her expertise in jewelrymaking for several years now, but this month MJSA has taken notice of those things as well and featured her twice! First, read the article in the October issue of MJSA Journal about her award winning Mitsuro Hikime ring. Second, listen to or watch the podcast segment discussing her top five design inspirations!
Our jewelry industry tradeshows were cancelled by COVID, but design competitions weren't! We're excited to announce our Ribbons Collection pieces won recognition from the INSTORE Design Awards 2020 and JCK 2021 Design Awards for their unique curves and sparkle.
Geralyn's creations are always focused on unexpected textures and fluid movements. Her Natural Textures collection transforms the textures found in nature into gorgeous pieces of fine jewelry. With such an intriguing collection, we just had to learn more in her own words.
Geralyn's creations are always focused on unexpected textures and fluid movements, but the first style that came out in her work is all about the latter. Her Ribbons collection is curvy, elegant, and inspired.
Lost wax casting is a jewelry-making process that is used very frequently by goldsmiths. To say this technique is tried and true would be an understatement. It has been used for thousands of years, with the oldest known example being a 6,000 year old amulet from the Indus Valley Civilization in South East Asia.
Technology has advanced, but the technique remains the same. Let's talk about what lost wax casting looks like now.