jewelry inspired by nature
and crafted by hand


Open House Wrap Up

October 15, 2017

Many thanks to Sarah Neighbors Photography, Hummingbee Studio and everyone who came out to celebrate American Craft Week! Sarah took some incredible shots on Sofi the sofa in her outdoor photo booth. Brandie made some beautiful handcrafted creations. It was right where I wanted to be. 

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American Craft Week – #1 of Top Ten Things to Do

October 3, 2017

According to the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, the number one thing you should be doing this month is checking out American Craft Week events near you. What’s American Craft Week? It’s a national celebration of Handmade in America, with events popping up all over the country. My local area, the Cumberland Valley in PA, is […]

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New Cumberland Library Exhibit in October

October 2, 2017

For the month of October, find us in the display case at the New Cumberland Public Library, located at 1 Benjamin Plaza, New Cumberland, PA 17070! We were thrilled to be invited to be a part of the library’s display. Find a number of filigree works along with pieces from other collections, including Eastern Woodlands, […]

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Hershey Gardens collaboration

September 23, 2017

You can now find metalledwith at the Hershey Gardens! Throughout the year, we’ve been making special trips and collecting from the gardens, then preserving the leaves and crafting the metalwork just as we normally do to create our work. We’re very pleased to be in the gift shop, just outside of the butterfly exhibit. Next […]

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Summer Summary

August 22, 2017

One goal this summer has been to build up the online store, currently housed via etsy, to reach 50+ items. Making each piece individually, then scheduling and completing a photo shoot and write-ups among the slew of other tasks in limited time have made this goal a challenge. But thanks to some help this summer, […]

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Initiation Rites

July 14, 2017

I recently had the opportunity to work on a few custom projects that all went to the same home. It began with a gift from a grandmother to her granddaughter on the occasion of her baptism. Not being familiar with jewelry for infants (but very aware of potential hazards), I considered something like an ID […]

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Words leave impressions. So do hammers.

June 6, 2017

In this recent project, a bride approached me with a request to put together bridesmaid necklaces for her ten supporting ladies. She chose a word to describe a specific quality that she appreciated about them. She wrote each a letter telling them about the ways she had been inspired, affected and what she loved about […]

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Why you won’t see me at Artsfest or Foundry Day this year

May 26, 2017

While Artsfest, under new management, will be happening along Riverfront Park in downtown Harrisburg this Memorial Day weekend, you won’t be seeing metalledwith there. There are a number of other artists sure to make it worth your while. Foundry Day is a beloved favorite that happens right here in my hometown! It’s on June 3 […]

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Spring has Sprung! It’s our time to shine…

April 6, 2017

We’ve got the spring energy bug, even on the gray days. There’s something about that cool breeze and the warm sun that is irresistible after winter’s stay. metalledwith is going on seven years as a registered business! What a joy it has been, and continues to be, to forage in the fresh newness each spring, […]

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For the Love

January 30, 2017

As we look toward a little holiday whose symbol is a heart, I thought I’d share a little love. Use coupon code “4THELOVE” for 10% off our etsy store through Valentine’s Day. Also keep in mind our Textures 101: Hammered Heart Make-and-Take at 6pm on February 9th at the studio. Class fee is $35. Join […]

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