❶ Erica Stankwytch Bailey’s “Fragments Necklace” ($250) is produced of sterling silver, two varieties of labradorite, and three kinds of apatite. The artist phone calls this procedure/type her “female-produced geode” assortment. Her “Hex Ring” pictured characteristics rutilated quartz ($225). Bailey’s ESB Jewellery is a girl-owned-and-operated layout studio that would make handmade present-day jewelry for clients who respect special, bold, and uncomplicated-to-have on pieces. All are crafted by the artist at her studio in close proximity to Asheville. esbjewelry.com

❷ Tom Reardon and Kathleen Doyle’s rings noticed below depicting 3 rings all have the similar layout model (286 wide). All a few are cast in sterling silver and then set with Iolite (correct, $595),  peridot (center, $495), and moissanite (bottom, $595). The artists’ digitally able studio displays the most recent in know-how, and their function can be witnessed at their Grovewood Village location, Gallery of the Mountains (Omni Grove Park Inn), Southern Highlands, and Piedmont Craftsmen in Winston-Salem. trkd.com

❸ Sylvia McCollum, who life and operates in Asheville, strives to make pieces that blend a timeless good quality with a boldness and energy, reflecting the character of the southern landscape and the women who reside there. This piece is manufactured from sterling silver and 18k gold bimetal. The sterling silver has been textured and is of hollow kind building.It’s accented with a bezel-set opal, a bezel-established blue topaz and a pearl. $325. sylviamcjewelry.com

❹ Suzanne Q. Evon’S studio is in Weaverville. “Bloom in which you’re planted” took inspiration from floral blooms for this 3-stone pendant featuring a AAA-faceted blue topaz, peridot, and amethyst. The piece, established in her Weaverville studio, is created of sterling silver with white rhodium plating and is offered on a 16″, 18″, or 20″ sterling snake chain. $387. On top of that, Suzanne’s Swirl Hoops Sterling Silver are handcrafted in white rhodium above sterling silver, $138-$395. qevon.com

❺ Paula Dawkins owned and operated her retail outlet, Jewels that Dance, for additional than a few many years, acquiring accolades from Jewelers of The usa in 1993 for currently being one of the top twelve designers in the country. In 2020, she shut the retail shop and segued into the subsequent rational action, opening Paula Dawkins Great Jewelry. Now, the self-taught artist layouts personalized jewelry by appointment. This bracelet is crafted in oxidized sterling silver and 18k gold. $3,500.  The ring characteristics a 2ct diamond middle set versus 18k gold value upon request. pauladawkins.com

❻ Ellen Vontillius has lived and labored in Asheville given that 2013. Her undergraduate study in the visible arts and dance serves as a precursor to her jewellery craft, and she derives a wonderful deal of inspiration for her jewelry layouts from mother nature and classical dance movements. This 16.5″ necklace is solid applying 14k gold, and brass with environmentally friendly peridot CZ rondels and freshwater pearls. The recent series is entitled “Temps Lie,” a French ballet expression indicating “connected motion.” $3500 in 14k gold, 16.5″ also out there in sterling silver, $410. ellenvontillius.com

Mary Timmer began metalsmithing in 1996 and possesses both of those an educational and technological schooling. She’s a member of quite a few craft guilds and is happy to see her parts eventually appreciated and loved by her customers. Her studio is located at Miya Gallery in Weaverville. The bracelet seen listed here is topped with a exceptional crystal recognized as drusy quartz, a sort of agate geode that is a development of compact crystals related together into a rough and sparkly area $275. marytimmer.com

❼ Molly Dingledine produced her jewellery business enterprise in 2005. Each piece is handmade from sterling silver in her Asheville studio. The designs are cut from sheet steel, hammered, and fabricated into complex, natural and organic sorts. For each and every piece offered, she contributes to her nonprofit, Sisters in Circles, which can help ladies in 3rd-globe countries learn useful competencies that will enable them to reside much healthier, much more prosperous life. Pictured below are pieces from her “Turning Over” assortment, crafted from oxidized sterling silver, 18k gold vermeil, and cultured pearls. Each individual silver leaf and flower form is lower from a flat sheet and textured using a roller and fabric. Earrings, $200 bracelet, $500. mollydingledine.com