Owner and designer Susan Miller's SKM Artworks Handmade Jewelry is an example of an inspirational handmade jewelry brand or as they like to refer to it as 'wearable art'. The New Jersey based company started in 2010 and supports many local charities as well as designing for foundations like iHug and Kula for Karma.
Susan on the appeal of handmade items:
“People everywhere are recognizing their desire for products made for an individual by an individual” adding "that's what the handmade movement is all about ....This is not jewelry as a status symbol. This is jewelry as expression of individuality”.
SKM designs range from $45 - $299 visit their online store http://www.shopskm.com
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