Today is International Women’s Day, celebrating all the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women from around the globe!
In honour of this special day, we’re highlighting five of our favourite female designers, whose jewellery can be found both in our Whistler store and online:
1) Adrienne Deeks
In case you didn’t already know, our local store is owned and operated by a strong and inspiring woman in Whistler, Adrienne Deeks, who also happens to be a very talented jewellery designer!
2) Ayala Bar
With over 25 years of experience, this Israeli artist is internationally celebrated around the world for her stunning and unique jewellery designs!
3) Justine Brooks
Another Canadian woman from the West Coast, Justine Brooks uses the local flora and fauna as a foundation for her unique handcrafted designs.
4) Mimi & Marge
The female designer behind this brand is named Kenda, who discovered jewellery making in Bali and then named her company after her great aunts, Mimi & Marge.
5) Nancy Dawson
Born in Alert Bay, Northern Vancouver Island, and raised in the “potlatch circle”, Nancy Dawson’s art reflects her sound understanding of Kwaguitl art and culture, and is actively sought by private collectors, museums, and galleries throughout North America.
Who is your favourite female jewellery designer? Let us know in the Comments!