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You all know I am a jewelry junkie. I love the boho look with piles of bangles and necklaces. I am the “more is more” kinda gal. I met this talented designer, Molly Jane Gravitt, at The Southern C Summit and have been hooked ever since. I am coveting her favorite pieces too.
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What is your training?
“I grew up fascinated with jewelry, all things beautiful, unique and colorful. Like many little girls, I loved playing in my mother’s jewelry box. I was mesmerized by all the various textures, metals and stones in her necklaces. My love for jewelry has been with me since a young age. Around two years ago I started sketching jewelry designs in my free time. Watching the design in my mind take shape in my hands has been a thrilling adventure. I like creating jewelry that can tell a story and evoke emotion.
What inspires you and your designs?
One of my great loves is travel and many of my pieces have been inspired from experience with different cultures, and exposure to unique architecture and even textiles.
What is your favorite piece?
pictures if possible…I am in love with the new St. Martin Necklace Trio. It is colorful, light and perfect for Spring and Summer.
How has the your area influenced your work?
I am in the process of renovating my studio as I strongly believe your creative space strongly influences your creative energies, inspiration and ability to produce quality work.
What is your favorite restaurant in (your city)?
Ecco, off 7th street in Midtown. I love everything about this restaurant. The food is incredible, the space is modern and the open kitchen provides a unique ambiance for the diners. My favorite menu item is the “Fried Goat Cheese Balls”; they are simply heaven.
What is your favorite cocktail?
When it comes to cocktails, I tend to stick with classics.; a Vodka Dirty Martini with Blue Cheese stuffed Olives.
How do you balance personal life and work?
It can be difficult at times, but I strive to maintain my business similar to a regular corporate schedule. It so vital to keep your personal life active and healthy. I’m learning there is definitely a balance to both.
Going on Safari in South Africa.
I’m not sure I have a dream commission. I thoroughly love the creative process, so having someone fall in love with a piece I made is satisfaction enough, regardless of who that someone is.
Your favorite host / hostess gift to give?
The Kobo Kyoto Quince Soy Candle. It smells divine.
Also, I love these monogrammed Linen Guest Towels from E. Olsen Design. They are so cute, unique and add a little pop color!
Who is your style icon?
Your favorite up and coming artist?
What is your most treasured possession?
My journals. I have been journaling since I was 13 and have found writing to be a channel of inspiration and joy.
What are you reading?
I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai. It is an incredibly inspiring story.
What are you listening to?
Cafe Paris Lounge– Mixed by DJ Dimsa
What are your favorite blogs / publications?
The Daybook, Carrie Bradshaw Lied, Mint Love Social Club, A Well Traveled Woman, A Cup of Joe, Matchbook Magazine