Mamma’s Liquid Love… Jewelry Made With Breast Milk

August 18, 2016 by

Ann Marie Sharoupim is a pharmacist who also creates and sells one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces made with breast milk. It was Ann Marie’s own breastfeeding journey that inspired her to start her jewelry endeavor Mamma's Liquid Love. With her first child Rebecca, Ann Marie struggled to produce her own breast milk. "It took me ... [Read More]

Elena Votsi’s Story About Designing the Olympic Medal Is Gold

August 5, 2016 by

By Marion Fasel - How did Greek jewelry designer Elena Votsi who is known for her bold sculptural work win the competition to design the Olympic medal for the Summer Games?  The story started right before the 2004 Olympics in Athens.  To celebrate the return of the event to its place of origin, the Olympic Committee decided ... [Read More]

Colleen Jordan Designs Mini Bike Planters And Vases To Make Your Ride Even Greener

April 11, 2016 by

When Colleen Jordan was an Industrial Design student she dreamed of doing a project that would allow people to carry plants on them... small farms growing on raincoats, little plants living on lapels, flowers hitching a ride on bike handlebars. Almost every professor she presented her idea to said, “Not in my class,” which made her want to do it even more. Now a successful ... [Read More]

Lord Of The Rings: British Designer Creates Literary Jewels From Pages Of Used Books

November 17, 2015 by

When British designer Jeremy May and his wife were celebrating their first wedding anniversary - the paper anniversary - he wanted to give her something really special. So he got to work making her a laminated paper ring using the pages of her favorite book. The result was an extraordinary piece of jewelry that subsequently ... [Read More]

Geek Chic: Molecule-Inspired Jewelry Made By Scientist Turned Artist

September 17, 2015 by

Meet Dr. Raven Hanna... she has a PhD in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale. Back in 2003, when she was a postdoc at UC Berkeley, the self-described “science nerd girl” wanted a serotonin molecule necklace. She couldn’t find one anywhere, so she had a local jeweler teach her how to make it herself. It was a life-changing moment, and the scientist ... [Read More]

Women’s History Month Giveaway: Win A BOLD Ring And Show Off Your Moxie

March 13, 2015 by

For this latest Women's History Month giveaway, Women You Should Know has teamed up with Cheryl Laughlin, the woman behind Bits Of Love jewelry, a brand that celebrates the power of words as little kicks of inspiration when you need it most. It's our way of celebrating BOLD women... everyday women (past and present) who have BOLDly gone where ... [Read More]

Jewelry For Classy Geeks Celebrates History’s Most Fascinating Women In STEM

December 3, 2014 by

Bringing attention to some of history’s most fascinating women in science, technology, engineering and math who often go unnoticed, Auberg Designs has created these beautiful women in STEM silhouette necklaces. Including Grace Hopper, Ada Lovelace, Hypatia, Sophie Germaine, Hedy Lamarr, ... [Read More]

Women Investing In Women: Sydney Alfonso’s Etkie Empowers Native American Women Artisans

May 19, 2014 by

"My mom raised me in rural New Mexico. She always believed in me and, in a way, that’s what Etkie is doing for other women. We are believing in and investing in them so that they have the resources and opportunities to support their daughters." - Sydney Alfonso, Woman You Should Know ... [Read More]