Carla Stashin's Profile
Gemstone Jewelry By Design (GJBD) was started in 2003 by me, Carla Stashin. Originally I started making jewelry with my beloved Grandmother as a distraction to help ease her grief for the loss of her husband (my beloved Grandfather) of 62 years. My Grandmother enjoyed describing what she wanted made and I thoroughly enjoyed creating the pieces for her. Soon after this experience I discovered my passion, need, and drive to create jewelry.
Sadly my Gramma has since passed away (six years after Grampa), yet I still feel her with me every day. Her support meant everything to me. I was very blessed to have her and Grampa in my life. I will always love them and miss them! Gramma had one word for my jewelry ~ Celebrate!
I thoroughly enjoy donating to charity events, i.e.; United States Humane Society, American Red Cross, Special Olympics, local school auctions and…
- Joined August 12, 2011