Meet the Artist: How a Love for Jewelry Turned Into a Profession

It started out simple enough…an admiration for rings compelled Shelli Kahl to take a soldering class so she could learn how to make her own. Several courses later, she found herself producing enough work to start showing at art shows. But it wasn’t until she sought the mentorship of a well-known metalsmith master that her career took off.

The Summer Issue of Art Connection Has Arrived!

Summer can evoke a dream-like state for many of us as we find a little more time to breathe, relax and explore. And while many have already returned to the hustle and bustle of the daily routine, we hope this dream- and gemstone-inspired issue of Art Connection helps extend your summer if even for a few […]

EPISODE 17: Shelli Kahl

From clarinetist to serial entrepreneur to jewelry artist, Shelli Kahl’s life path has been untamable, free spirited and uninhibited. And today, that is very much represented in her jewelry.  Shelli, a California-based artist, began making her jewelry more than 17 years ago, initially because she wanted to make herself rings. But what may have started […]