Cat Merrick wants to move light and incorporate color in ways that haven't been explored in traditional jewelry. Her work in both industrial design and fair trade inform a broad combination of mechanical innovation and hand craft, a commitment to ethical American manufacturing and the conviction that the best design is deeply rooted in the place where it is made. 
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Cat grew up in New York City and Nevada with a family of artists, entrepreneurs and wanderers. Her fine art inspired approach to design began with a BFA in painting from the School of Visual Arts in Chelsea and a Masters of Industrial Design from Pratt Institute. She cut her teeth designing for West Elm, lighting designer David Weeks, shoe designer Kari Sigerson, Nachtmann crystal and SERRV International fair trade.
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Product photography by  Alyssa Kirsten
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Model photography by Stephanie Price Images
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Modeled by Gordonnay Gaines and Leanne Mayo
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Hair and makeup by Katelynn Walsh
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Website built by Ellen Bartling