Gia Hammond is a renowned jewelry designer and goldsmith, having custom designed for her clients hand crafted one of a kind jewelry pieces in gold, platinum and precious stones in her Chicago Fine Jewelry Design Studio for over three decades. She did everything, design, hand constructing and forming metal, wax model carvings, assembling and hand polishing. Gia was published in many local newspapers and international jewelry magazines. Unfortunately this process resulted in exposure to toxic fumes, severe illness and extensive allergies forcing her to close her beloved business. Now well again and retired she loves being creative with Polymer Clay,
As a Designer:
I like to choose a subject and create collections and design variations .
The traditional goldsmith in me asks for clean form and disciplined construction.
As a woman I love to add a little bling & glamour with Swarovski Crystals