Alex says her customers are “free-spirited, creative thinkers who come from a myriad of diverse backgrounds. Their aesthetic is influenced by Bohemian patterns, Victorian curiosity cabinets and steampunk creations.”
Her line includes carefully-selected mineral specimens along with other natural elements.
“My idea is to connect the beauty of nature with the beauty of people.”
Alex attended art school at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. After graduation, she took a full-time position as an artist assistant for Biba Schutz in New York City.
She now runs her own studio in Brooklyn, where she does freelance fabrication work in addition to creating her own unique designs.
She just got back from the Tucson Gem Shows and has some great pix from the road!
The Halstead Grant competition began in 2006 to inspire the pursuit of excellence in design and business practices in the jewelry arts community. Applicants must submit a design portfolio in addition to elements of a successful business plan including marketing strategy, production capacity and financial analysis.