Lynsey Morgan likes to handcraft jewellery that’s easy, versatile and delightful, and she or he likes her items to be wearable every single day.
Morgan creates items for Sounds of Silver which can be delicate and detailed, but sturdy and comfy.
“I’m making an attempt to make handcrafted, timeless jewellery items—timeless with a twist,” stated Morgan, jewellery designer and maker for Sounds of Silver. “Every bit has been given my full consideration and intention to make it stunning and ship the standard folks can take pleasure in for a very long time.”
Morgan based Sounds of Silver in 2010 as a home-based enterprise that she calls a hidden gem in Berthoud.
“Since there’s not a storefront, lots of people don’t know my firm exists right here,” Morgan stated.
She does most of her gross sales on-line by way of her web site and Etsy and infrequently by way of pop-up markets and at You + Me Floral and Items in Berthoud. Her items are completely different from what might be discovered within the typical huge field retailer.
“Folks can actually inform every bit is hand made. They’ll see every mark within the steel … the maker’s mark within the piece,” Morgan stated.
Morgan’s items stand out for the time and a focus to element she offers them and the actual fact they’re one-of-a-kind, she stated.
“It’s not only a casted machine piece,” Morgan stated. “There’s extra of a narrative behind it.”
Morgan sells hoops, studs, threaded earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings made out of silver, gold and rose gold, a coppery, heat tone of gold. Her jewellery is historically formed and consists of balls, pebbles, almonds, teardrops and arcs. She doesn’t use stones, participating in minimalist metalwork and incorporating “one thing a bit of trendy within the aesthetic,” she stated.
“Once I first began my firm, I made extra chime-y-sounding earrings, however I moved extra right into a minimalist model,” Morgan stated.
Morgan got here up with the title of her firm by combining the sense of sound with the silver of jewellery. Her tagline is “Add a sparkle to your day.”
“I used to be making an attempt to think about one thing that was ethereal and that was straightforward sufficient for grandma to say and spell,” Morgan stated.
Morgan initially labored as an artwork therapist for one 12 months earlier than changing into a metalsmith. She graduated with a grasp’s diploma in artwork remedy counseling in 2011 from Southern Illinois College Edwardsville. She discovered the job and facility the place she labored to be difficult and determined to pursue a profession in classical metalsmithing, which she discovered about by way of her common research.
“I discovered myself retreating again into my artwork and in search of that as my very own artwork remedy,” Morgan stated. “I used to be searching for each a inventive outlet and a method that I might work for myself.”
Morgan considers jewelry-making to be an “nearly meditative,” peaceable expertise, she stated.
“I really like the repetition of forming and hammering, and it’s additionally good to return away from the bench with a bodily product that’s stunning on this modern-day,” Morgan stated. “I really like that on the finish of my studio time, I might have a gorgeous, completed product both I might take pleasure in or another person might.”
For extra particulars about Sounds of Silver, go to soundsofsilverjewelry.com or www.soundsofsilver.etsy.com.