What started as a passion for designing jewelry as gifts for others became Southern geM Designs, a local jewelry company spearheaded by designer Megan Farley. Choose from beaded statement necklaces and customizable stamped metal pieces (our favorite!) – this local business created jewelry perfect for your favorite outfit or a meaningful gift.
We had the privilege to chat with Megan about her passion for designing handcrafted jewelry:
“I have always loved anything to do with creating/designing things for others! I originally started Southern geM Designs with my pallet wood artwork/canvases back in the summer of 2016 but quickly fell in love with jewelry design when I made a few for family and friends for Christmas in 2016! When I saw their reactions to the designs as they opened their presents, I knew that I wanted to make more for others. My family and friends encouraged me to share them with others, which is when Southern geM switched over to mainly jewelry design. Since then, I have loved finding new beads and supplies to make unique designs. My passion for creating handcrafted unique pieces for others to add to any wardrobe has continued to grow through the years.”
In addition to Southern geM’s signature statement necklaces, Megan is now offering hand stamped metal jewelry where she can customize the piece to any order. Megan notes that “the hand stamped jewelry addition has opened up the door for specialized designs for my customers. They are able to pick the color and customize the letters or dates to be stamped for their loved ones.”
As Megan is awaiting the birth of her first child (she’s due any day now!), she is plugging away at crafting a website for customers to shop from the comfort of their home. “The next stage of growth is is to get an online shop up and running soon, so that you can shop my designs with ease! Stay tuned for when the online shop is open and to see some new designs coming soon,” she says. In the meantime, shoot Megan a message on Facebook and Instagram at Southern geM Designs and @southergemdesignsco if you’d like to place an order. Her passion and talent for her craft is contagious and we are thrilled to have local companies like Southern geM with talented, passionate owners like Megan right here in our little town.