Stepping into Fall
Like a Rolling Stone
“I’ve always been the girl who would wear a party dress with sneakers."
Add a Little Sparkle
“I’ve been a maker for eight years now.
I taught myself how to make everything from studying the raw materials and tools,
researching methods online, and recently, I've traveled to take a few courses.I'm still learning and gaining experience: it's a forever goal to continue to do this."
BizNewOrleans.com Full Article
20 Questions with Jess Leigh Gholston
"I'm casual with a little sparkle here and there."
GoNola.com Full Article
Ladies Who Launch
"In order to be able to design for anyone; I had to know how to design for myself first."
Cue Magazine Full Article
Jess Leigh Jewels brings repurposed jewelry to New Orleans
"[Jess]Gholston said one of her favorite activities is searching for vintage costume jewelry to take apart and recreate to be worn on an everyday basis.
This is just one area where she collects supplies. She said all of the items in her designs involve bits and pieces from all over."
LSU Reveille Full Article
St. Charles Avenue via NewOrleans.com
"My line has something for everyone. Making unique, one-of-a-kind items makes my customers feel unique themselves."
St. Charles Avenue Full Article
Interview: Jessica Leigh of Jess Leigh Jewels
"It was also a validation that I had made a very right choice in my life. I feel like that is something so rare. Since then, I treasure each milestone."
Go Invade Full Article
RAW Artists of New Orleans
Accessories Designer of the Year
Jess Leigh Jewels Artist Profile