Model and Silversmith// @arayac_
Photographer and Videographer// @bonfireheart.photo
Creative Assistant// @mahlee_sem23
Tell us about yourself! What do you do outside of Gem Studio?
I love to hangout with my friends and explore all of Utah’s beauty. You can also find me doing anything that has to do with art.
What inspired this collection?
My inspiration came from all of my road trips through Utah admiring how many beautiful colors it has from red rock to our highest mountains
What are you most passionate about?
I’m very passionate about travel and being adventurous. I love seeing new places and trying new things.
What’s your favorite place you’ve been camping?
My favorite place I’ve camped is capital reef it was so much fun and absolutely beautiful!
What’s your dream place to go explore?
My dream place to explore is Big Sur it’s my dream to camp and explore the beauty of Big Sur.
What is currently playing on your Spotify/Apple Music?
My current Apple playlist consists of Bon Iver, Caamp, and Gregory Alan Isakov. If you haven’t listened to them go do so because they are AMAZING!
What do you want to manifest in your life over the next year?
I want to manifest new friendships, and drawing closer to God!
What is your favorite gem, and why?
My favorite gem is turquoise, it just is so classic and beautiful every piece so unique, And it looks good with anything!
What is your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part of my job is meeting all of the people that come in from near and far with their big smiles on their faces ready to have some fun.
What is your favorite gem studio memory?
My favorite memory is becoming really good friends with my coworkers 🤍 and how we laugh and get along sooooo well. It’s so hard to pick just one memory.