Handcrafted Silver Jewelry with Semiprecious Gemstones

Asheville, North Carolina


Joe Rhodes

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Joe Rhodes


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About JosephRhodesJewelry

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On Etsy since 2020
Video summary: Creating the textured sterling silver earrings that are one of my items listed.

In the studio with Joseph Rhodes

After graduating in 1976 from the University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry, I enjoyed a family dental practice for 35 years. While in dental school, I fostered an interest in precious metals during my clinical studies. After fabricating my wife’s wedding ring, a lifelong hobby of making jewelry and collecting gemstones followed. We moved to western North Carolina in 1976 where I have been encouraged and tutored by many artisans who were involved in a wide range of mediums. After retirement, my idle hands led me to my workbench. Most of my time is spent in my studio designing precious metal and gemstone jewelry by metal forming and lost wax casting. With my family’s encouragement, this is a senior’s start to a new career.

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  • Joe Rhodes

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I have spent the last 40 years plus collecting stones and making jewelry around these stones. After retirement my hobby became a new career.

  • Pat Rhodes

    Office Manager

    It is hard to put a title on my wife's role. She is a bookkeeper, photographer, customer service, jewelry display creator, admirer and critic. I think we make an awesome team.

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