South Carolina designer Toni Chirico (8 Petals Jewelry) creates one-of-a-kind sustainable handcrafted, fused glass jewelry in an assortment of bright, bold, and wearable pieces. Toni is a self-taught artist who embraces the learning process. Each piece is a uniquely crafted wearable piece of art. Her hip and unique jewelry designs are handmade with recycled materials. The glass which is 60% recycled comes from a glass company in Oregon. The designs are created free hand without the use of molds.
In addition to jewelry, Toni makes decorative window mosaics, utilizing old windows and glass. She also holds classes at her Chapin studio.