Rebecca will be starting maternity leave with a subsequent sabbatical at the end of October 2019. She will not be taking new orders after July to ensure that all work gets ample time for completion before then. Thanks!
Rebecca will be starting maternity leave with a subsequent sabbatical at the end of October 2019. She will not be taking new orders after July to ensure that all work gets ample time for completion before then. Thanks!
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Rebecca Zemans Jewelry Blog — Award

Season of Gratitude

Season of Gratitude

Now that I'm finally adjusting to the Daylight Savings Time change and the stunning autumn weather in Chicago is beginning to wane, it is starting to feel like winter is on its way - which is not always a bad thing :)  Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays - as we enter into the end of the year it gives me an opportunity to reflect on all which I am grateful for in this past year. My company has grown in ways I never could have dreamed of eight year ago.  I am so fortunate to be able to...

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Martha Stewart 2015 American Made Awards Finalist!

Martha Stewart 2015 American Made Awards Finalist!

It is such a tremendous honor to be recognized by someone as awesome as Martha Stewart!  I am over the moon to be named as a finalist in the American Made Awards with over one thousand votes for the Audience Choice Award!  Voting is open and I am so grateful for the support from near and far. This recognition is especially meaningful because I like to think of myself as a local goldsmith with global reach. America is built on small businesses that connect with their customers on a personal level.  Big jewelry stores can be intimidating, and I prefer...

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Dawn Clark Netsch Award

  In September, the Illinois Artisan Gallery contacted me to submit a design to create a brooch that would serve as an award to honor a woman in Illinois that exemplifies Dawn Clark Netsch. I was extremely honored and excited to win the commission. Not only is Mrs. Netsch a role model for many, it was extra special because my mother worked with her and I had always heard so many wonderful things about Mrs. Netsch growing up.  Mrs. Netsch is a pioneer in education, law, and politics. In addition to being a professor at Northwestern University, she was a...

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