Meet the Artists: Get to Know Tiffany and Kathleen!

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and that means we are working hard on One-of-a-Kinds to help you celebrate mom this year! When I say we, I’m talking about myself and Kathleen Copolo, our amazingly talented studio manager. Kathleen has worked in our studio for four and a half years in a variety of roles. From shipping to customer service to inventory control, Kathleen has proven herself to be indispensable to the Holly Lane team. But did you know that Kathleen has a huge part to play in the creation of our OOAKs as well? While I’m responsible for designing the main silver components of our OOAKs, Kathleen takes it to the next level with her skills in beading and jewelry design. With her creative eye, Kathleen makes these pieces come to life with color and balance designing necklaces for the original silver works that are truly unique. 

The Creative Process: From Concept to Creation

It all starts with the creation of a silver pendant, charm or bracelet component. I handcraft the piece in fine silver metal clay through carving, molding or shaping the clay. When the piece is dry, I’ll sand the rough edges and details and then fire it in a small batch jewelry kiln. Once the piece is fired, I’ll tumble the piece in a rotary tumbler with stainless steel shot and water. This method shines the pieces up beautifully. Kathleen then oxidizes the pieces and gives them another short tumble before going to work on the beading of the silver. The end result is a one of a kind design that is sure to be as unique as the wearer! Kathleen and I both hope you enjoy your One-of-a-Kind jewelry and feel as special wearing it as we feel getting to make it for YOU!
April 19, 2024 by Tiffany Scott


Debbie wrenn

Debbie wrenn said:

I have many of the beautiful God messages in silver from Holly Lane over the years but never have been able to snag one of the OOAKs! Maybe this time I will be able to! Thanks so much for all you do!

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