Carly's love of jewelry began at a young age when relatives presented her with a mixture of vintage and contemporary pieces on birthdays and other special occasions.
Carly has taken numerous jewelry-making classes and workshops, as well as courses in enameling. She enjoys creating beaded jewelry and has a special interest in vintage jewelry and fashions.
Carly received a Bachelor of Science in Interiors and Fashion Merchandising with a Minor in Business Administration from East Carolina University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. She is currently a Museology graduate student at the University of Washington. Additionally, Carly studied fashion design at Ohio's Kent State University.