Jamie Bossert, a lapidary artisan from Blue Springs, Missouri, has been fascinated with rock since the age of 10 when she started working with her grandfather tumbling and polishing stones to set jewelry for her Grandmother, Mother and Aunt. After working with her father's Industrial Tool Company's machinery shop, she has learned now how to cut, grind and drill stones into beads. She has a passion for the simple river rock stones, the mountains she has seen in her travels, and the precious and semi precious stones that she sells, all unique and beautiful.
I invited Jamie to do this Trunk Show as a way of supporting Made in the USA since she cuts and grinds and drills these beads all in the USA. They are a little more expensive; so in an effort to offset these costs, I've worked out a deal with her that all your purchases from her will be: