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Katie Rogers

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Media:  Jewelry

Katie Rogers
BA/ University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

I have always been attracted to ethnic and tribal jewelry. As a bellydancer, I have continued my fascination and have further explored the adornment of Middle Eastern, Indian, and African tribes. Through this exploration, I began to discover colors and textures that inspired me and started incorporating these styles into my own designs.

I have collected and made jewelry since I was a child. Only recently have I found my style by incorporating collected jewels of my childhood, as well as, rich stone beads with tribal inspirations.