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Beads, necklaces and other extras are laid out on a card desk at a area competition clearly show. For Amy Hammarlund, proprietor of Senn Styles in Augusta, Ga, she generates beaded jewelry impressed by earth cultures.
Hammarlund labored together with her mother, Susan Senn-Davis, for decades. Senn-Davis passed absent final 12 months and her picture sits along with the jewelry.
“We would get lots of thoughts just from her travels and just staying on top rated of vogue traits, but what I like about the firm is that we appeal to all ages,” Hammarlund said. “…We type of tailor what we do to different shops, but normally we are fitting in these big assertion piece necklaces that my mom, what she was actually recognized for, what she started off doing.”
Hammarlund credits her mother with every little thing relating to the business, priding herself in the good quality of the items.
“Just growing up and seeing her constantly be so creative and normally had her hand in one thing, possibly painting or drawing or decorating her residence with all types of Asian impact, she just experienced an eye for every thing,” Hammarlund reported. “…We would snicker and men and women would check with queries and say how do you proceed to come up with new ideas, and in some cases beads just talk to you and my mom, we had a small joke that we would make a little something and say that necklace just designed itself simply because we just see the items and an notion just types in our head and you can just come across oneself producing anything without the need of even genuinely imagining about it.”
Hammarlund, whose jewellery is showcased in SoHo, Swank and 3 Chicks Boutiques in Surrey Heart, wishes to continue the legacy her mom started out with jewelry creating.
“I think it was just so a lot more than a company to us….It is not just me. She continue to influences me so substantially and she was so loving and imaginative and generally providing,” Hammarlund reported.
“To be able to have on her legacy and to know that I am accomplishing some thing that she would even now be carrying out to this day if she were in this article,” she continued. “As really hard as it is been the earlier yr, I took a small split and took a couple of months off and I am seeking to get again. I am seriously attempting to get back into the very best I can. It will never ever be the very same without the need of her and my young children aren’t rather intrigued but, but you under no circumstances know. I would appreciate to collaborate.”
Hammarlund will host a neighborhood trunk show at the North Augusta Arts and Heritage Center on May well 4 from 4 to 7 p.m.