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Oct042012

JAM jewels 101

 A good accessory can transform ANY outfit, that's a fact. Ashley Mathers, designer of JAM Jewels had that exact thought in mind when designing her signature bracelets. Ashley Mathers, Brownsville native has created the jewelry line, JAM (Jewelery by Ashley Mathers) Jewels. These fashionable pieces are composed of beads from all parts of the world, such as Turkey, Hong Kong, and even India. While defining her style, Mathers defined it as "urban chic", "It's a bit bohemian but feminine" Mathers said. We had the opportunity to meet with this talented designer and asked her some FUN and random questions. We feel like getting to know the designer is great for the customer so that the customers can relate to them.


Here are some of the questions that ilovemcallen.com asked Ashley.
1. How did it all start?
It all began about 2 years ago, fashion is my passion. I gathered my inspiration from a WILDFOX sweater with a skull. That's where my fascination with the implementation of skulls on some of my designs came from.

2. I jokingly said  to Ashley, "I see a lot of bling.. "

Her eyes light up and began to say that she LOVES THE real housewives of Atlanta, and the shamballa bead is a MUST on her designs, it adds a different and more flashy look to her bracelets than without it.


3. What is a reality TV guilty pleasure of yours?

"Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Beverly Hills, I just love Kyle and her beautiful long brown hair.. she makes me want to go brunette every time I see her."



4.On her favorite baked sweet:

RED VELVET!!! with cream cheese..

5.Favorite colors:
Pink, Black and Gold

6.What is your tallest heel:"Currently wearing them, about 5 1/2 inches" WHOAAA!!!


7. Favorite Quote:

"What lies behind you and what lies infront of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you" Ralph Waldo Emerson"

8.So, have you read 50 shades of Grey?
No   ((yes, I freaked out a bit, and carried on))

9.Favorite bead to design with:

Bone bead, star dust bead

10. What kind of music do you listen to?

Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Hip Hop, rap, Frank Ocean


Something Ashley made very clear while casually speaking to her, is that she wants to design for young contemporary girls,
she wants her Jam Jewels to be stacklable, and she would love to see them in boutiques all over the United States, she wants to keep the prices reasonable and accesible while using high quality materials that are hand crafted from all over the world. "Affordable style is a priority in my line. Every girl needs to be able to afford fabulousness" said Ashley.

JAM Jewels is being sold exclusively at
Uniques and Sylvia's in McAllen, she is currently preparing for market in Atlanta and already designing Spring 2013 bracelets. To keep up with JAM Jewels very latest, visit them on facebook at : https://www.facebook.com/jamjewelslove

 



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xoxo

Lizbeth Muriel

Lizbeth@ilovemcallen.com

@lizbethmuriel


 

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    These are looking stunning the colors of the jewels are looking very nice. Actually I like the colors that are why they are also looking better to my eyes. because of their bright colors that are natural and there is nothing compatible of the nature.

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This is a great post. Looks like Ashley really found something that she loves doing.
October 14, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMcAllen Roofing

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