CLT Made: Rustic and Main
What: Rustic and Main offers rings made with historic and symbolic woods, antler and other unusual materials – even rings which incorporate coffee grounds from the 1950s and wool from a WWI infantry uniform.
What: Modern colorful jewelry made with metals, wood and resin, using a variety of processes with which Rosa Murillo experiments.
CLT Made: jula
What: jula offers custom crocheted hats and accessories for adults and children. They are made of soft, non-scratchy acrylic, polyester and cotton fibers. Customers may also choose the materials they want used in the pieces.
CLT Made: Silver::Bone
What: Handcrafted women’s (and occasionally men’s) necklaces and bracelets created from natural elements such as antler, shells, sea glass, freshwater pearls and a variety of beads, strung or knotted.
CLT Made: 3 Charlotte makers create array of stylish handbags
Whether they’re funky purses with a charity bent, structured handbags in rich leathers, or edgy and artful clutches, these three local handbag makers are finding followings in Charlotte and beyond.
CLT Made: Peterson MADE
What: Handcrafted studio jewelry. One-of-a-kind and limited edition rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Most pieces in the collection are designed for women, but a few pieces are unisex. Every piece is handcrafted, using traditional goldsmithing skills. Materials include sterling silver, gold, brass, gemstones and minerals.
CLT Made: Needles and Pins
What: Silver, brass and copper made into modernist-art-inspired jewelry such as necklaces, earrings and rings. Forms and motifs from famous paintings and the golden age of design inspire one-of-a-kind pieces.
CLT Made: Eli Arenas
What: One of a kind and everyday jewelry. Earrings, brooches, necklaces and bracelets using a sterling silver, brass or copper base and adorned with a range of nontraditional materials such as paper, plastic, tin cans and powder coating.
CLT Made: Marge & Rudy
Charlotte’s Marge & Rudy offers handmade leather bags, clutches and accessories, most made by Rachel Dortch from remnants, all in a studio in NoDa.