MEET THE ARTIST
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Phoenixville metalsmith Leslie Clearwater creates jewelry that aims to be almost talismanic: vivid, wearable emblems of the nature of a woman's spirit. Each piece is alive with color and intention, created with traditional metalsmithing techniques and an embrace of the philosophy of "slow fashion." Leslie curates a jaw-dropping and ethical library of gemstones and minerals from lapidary artists across the globe. Her work is primarily in sterling silver, often peppered with small elements of gold. She has been recognized globally in publications including Vogue and Vanity Fair, and was awarded Best of Main Line in 2021. Leslie's work has been called fresh, vibrant, and enchanting. She frequently hides pieces of jewelry around Chester County as serendipitous "treasure hunts."