Our Team

Yvonne Cecile Raley, Ph.D. - Owner, creator, lover of gems. A philosophy professor by trade, Yvonne got "sidetracked" into jewelry in 2008 by making beaded jewelry for her friends. 

Debbie Mangual - Production Manager: Debbie has been working in the jewelry industry for over 10 years and owns her own vintage shop on Etsy.  She handles most production aspects and our social media.

Karen French - Administrator: Karen is responsible for our shipping, catalogs and prices, as well as some client interaction.

Joanne Simmons - Photographer: Joanne is a silversmith and jeweler as well, with her own Etsy shop and website.  She does many of our photos, helps with web design and listings.

Our team

From left to right: Karen, Debbie, Joanne

Our local artists

Brandy Belenky - CAD Designer

Pierre B Inc - Setter

Ethan Sweet - Setter

Vasken Baghdad (Goldmaster Jewelry) - Goldsmith

Alex Pugachevsky - Engraving

Taba Casting - Casting Service











Biffy (Non-working shop member) 

Toby (most talented at running interference)