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Susan Dyer

Susan Dyer’s jewelry pops with color. And that’s part of the design. “I spend a lot of time considering scale, wearability, color, function and versatility,” she says. Many of her pieces can be worn to show bright polymer clay patterns, or reversed to showcase the pattern in the silver backing. “Other pieces have multiple components that can be rearranged,” she continues, which allows the wearer multiple looks.

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Daphne Olive

Daphne Olive has always been surrounded by jewelry—her mother was inspired by 1970s bohemia, and her grandmother collected mid-century modern sculptural pieces. But it wasn’t until Olive took a yearlong trip to Israel in 1987 that she discovered her talent as a jeweler. She spent the sojourn as an apprentice to a local metalsmith. “Working with metal immediately suited me,” Olive explains.

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Lisa Cimino

"My collections are handcarved interpretations of nature … land, sea and sky,” explains Lisa Cimino of Chee-me-no Art Jewelry in Baltimore, Md. Instantly drawn to the primitive feel of a jewelry torch’s flame, Cimino knew it would be her career at the start of her first jewelry class. She launched her studio in 2004.

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Dandelion Blu Handmade Jewelry

Sherry Insley of Dandelion Blu Handmade Jewelry creates jewelry that adds a hint of color to any outfit. Whether it’s a ring, earrings or a necklace, each has a unique story.

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