Blog — My Story

Creativity in Quarantine

Creativity in Quarantine

I grew up painting and drawing. I had piles of sketchbooks and took as many art classes as possible. When it came time to decide on a major in college, I didn’t doubt the path I would take. The years earning my art degree were filled with drawing, painting, and printmaking classes. Then I discovered jewelry making after college, and was swept away. I loved creating small wearable sculptures with shining gemstones. In fact, I was so focused on my jewelry practice that I hardly made any two-dimensional art for the better part of a decade.  In the past year, a familiar feeling...

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The Story Behind the Name

The Story Behind the Name

One of the best parts of my job is going to shows and meeting new people.  When folks visit my booth and see my business name, Emily Claire, the first thing they usually ask is, “Are you Emily?”  The answer is, yes, but I go by Claire. I am one of those people who goes by their middle name. 

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