Handcrafted

Well, that was fun!

I had a great time last night photographing lookbook images for Austin jewelry designer Rebekah Vinyard. You can find a few of her beautiful designs for sale right here on my website and in local boutiques throughout Austin. Here is a sneak peek of our shoot together! Rebekah is not only a talented jewelry designer, but an excellent model as well. More to come – so stay posted! 

Cheers!
– Denise Faddis

Photography by Denise Faddis

Photography by Denise Faddis

 


 

 

 

The Slow Art of Handmade Jewelry

If you ever wondered why handmade jewelry is more expensive than the stuff you buy at Target, Walmart, or the mall, check these photos out. 

Jewelry design by Denise Faddis, crafted by Denise and Shane Faddis. 

1. Sketch out the concept

1. Sketch out the concept

2. Digitization of Sketch

2. Digitization of Sketch

3. Cut out pattern and trace onto brass sheet

3. Cut out pattern and trace onto brass sheet

4. Hand saw pattern from brass 

4. Hand saw pattern from brass 

5. Sanding and driling

5. Sanding and driling

6. Wire bending, findings, and beads

6. Wire bending, findings, and beads

7. One finished earring! Design - 11:11 earring designed and created by East of the Sun Denise and Shane Faddis

7. One finished earring! Design - 11:11 earring designed and created by East of the Sun
Denise and Shane Faddis