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Starting the Jewelry-Making Process With a Louis Vuitton Holster

Image via Agate Ranch +Marfa/Facebook
Image via Agate Ranch +Marfa/Facebook

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Jewelry designer Kathy Bracewell splits her time between Houston and Marfa, and it's in the latter place where her rough-hewn discoveries turn into elegant pieces of art. If you need to know more, simply browse Agate Ranch + Marfa online, where you can find her small collection of gorgeous agate crystals. With a handgun tucked into a repurposed Louis Vuitton holster (to ward off rattlesnakes), the eminently stylish Bracewell herself searches for the stones, which, after hours of polishing, turn into one-of-a-kind embellishments like vintage lava, mother of pearl and even turquoise.
· Making Jewelry, One Rock at a Time [TexMo]
· Agate Ranch + Marfa [Official Site]