Jennifer Kahn's Profile
I always knew I wanted to work with my hands...make a living from my hands. I've had a love of and fascination with jewelry for as long as I can remember. The path unfolded before me, my senior year at UVM, discovering PMC and meeting renowned jewelry artist Celie Fago. For 9 years I was her apprentice and teaching assistant and I traveled with her around the country and abroad.
I've been selling my own jewelry locally in Vermont for over a decade and last year I started my wholesale line. My designs fuse old and new, industrial and natural, urban and ethnic. I try to put a contemporary spin on ancient designs, as I’m influenced by both ethnic artifacts and current fashion trends. Details are important to me which is why I incorporate things like rivets, stitches, patches and wraps. I gather inspiration from a pattern on a textile; the texture of a leaf; beautiful, old rusty things…
- Born on April 25
- Joined March 11, 2007