Open for Business

I recently opened a shop on etsy after dreaming about it for a long time. I have always had an interest in jewelry making, helping my aunt design the earrings for my jewelry. For earring and wedding pictures, click here. Best. day. ever.

A little background story on how I got here. I went to college in Fort Collins, Colorado (Go Rams!) where I met Reggie (my husband). I loved every minute of my time there and met my best friends there. I studied Speech Communication and quickly discovered that I wanted to continue my education and work towards a Master’s degree in Communication. However, after receiving my Master’s degree and teaching for 3 years, I made the decision that teaching was not something I wanted to do at that point. I wanted to experience something else.  Reggie and I were married the following May and I took some time to think about what I really wanted for a career. At this point, I felt pretty defeated because I had worked so hard in my competitive Master’s program and did well but something was just missing.

I started working retail for a yoga apparel company that I respected and felt like a place I could grow and have the space to explore my passions. They inspired me to set goals and that I did. Be careful what you wish for. I wanted to learn how to make jewelry because I had so many design ideas floating in my head. So after lots of reading and online education (ahem, YouTube), I taught myself how to put things together. I am also enrolled in a class at UCLA for Handmade Jewelry so I can continue to refine my skills. I love making jewelry. It is truly my passion. Hello, I Love You is a jewelry line that meshes my two loves (other than the Hubs)–yoga and music. Each piece is named after a song but also inspired by my yoga practice. Okay enough talking. Here are some of my first pieces that are for sale. What do you think?

Wind Cries Mary

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Paint it Black

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Wish You Were Here

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xo

-Jenna

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7 thoughts on “Open for Business

  1. kamadavitta says:

    @Jenna-Thanks love! I am already working on your bridesmaid necklaces! So excited!

    @Kimberly–Thank you for stopping by and for your kind words. 🙂 I am glad Sarah forwarded it too!

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