Corporate and Company Gifts/0 Comments/in Blog/by admin
Kaminer Haislip offers an excellent selection of silver objects and jewelry perfect for corporate and company gift giving! Choose from an array of stunning, handcrafted objects, Christmas ornaments, cufflinks, and jewelry in her online Shop at http://www.kaminerhaislip.com/shop/ or visit her Commission page at http://www.kaminerhaislip.com/commissions/ to gain information on how to commission a custom design for your company.
Examples of corporate Christmas gifts include silver bar spoons for men and silver condiment spoons for women and a custom, etched silver Christmas ornament with a company’s building featured as the design.
Christmas ornaments and other items can be hand engraved for a personal, memorable touch! Hand engraved examples of company retirement gifts or award recognition gifts include a silver and wood wine coaster, custom silver box with company logo, silver beaker, and silver tumbler.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more details on how to place your company gift order!
Custom Wedding Bands/0 Comments/in Blog/by admin
Kaminer Haislip can design and create custom wedding bands in silver, yellow gold, or white gold! Contact her directly to design original wedding bands just as unique as your relationship!
Visit http://www.kaminerhaislip.com/commissions/commission-policy/ to view her Commission Policy.
Charleston Mercury – May 2014/0 Comments/in Press/by admin
Creative Women Who Design Successful Business Niches in Charleston
By Baron Christopher Hanson
From jewelry to painting, from mapmaking and metalwork, here are four leading Lowcountry ladies explaining how and why they, and perhaps so many other entrepreneurs, are building their creative companies here in the Holy City.
Our discussions and insights included each of their backgrounds, what it’s like to design or produce something often by-hand, and what challenges they might face as businesswomen and mothers.
What I immediately discovered is that each of these ladies has a deep passion for what they do, including a relevant education backing up their vocations and values. Unlike other cities, Charleston seems to offer them the work-life balance they need.
Kaminer Haislip Designer + Silversmith
Address: Redux Contemporary Art Center, Saint Philip Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Hometown: Aiken, SC
Education: Winthrop University, BFA Jewelry and Metals, MFA Silversmithing
Kaminer is a contemporary silversmith who designs and handcrafts work in a downtown Charleston, SC studio. Her work includes functional objects, jewelry, and custom commission pieces in silver and gold.
Nine years ago, Kaminer graduated from her MFA program. Since, she has worked steadily to build her small jewelry and silversmithing business, albeit with some challenges.
“The most challenging aspect of my work has been creating and building a business out of it. Both of my art degrees taught me everything about being a creative and individual thinker, but the business side of it I had to figure out all on my own along the way. Many hard lessons have been learned about pricing, expenses, invoices, accounting, and marketing.”
How did you get your business off the ground?
“I set up my studio at Redux Contemporary Art Center, which has happened over time due to the enormous expense of equipment. Slowly I have purchased and acquired various, necessary tools and machines to create my work.
What mentors have impacted your business?
“I am fortunate to have found such an incredible mentor in my professor Alf Ward, and I have had unwavering support from my family and husband Matt.
How have you grown your business beyond Charleston?
“By pursuing different locations and types of exhibitions, my work has been exposed to a much wider audience outside of Charleston, and outside the Southeast.”
Her silver and gold works have been displayed in museums, galleries, art centers, competitions, and trade shows in 14 different states, and internationally in three countries. On April 29, 2014 she received the Samuel Gaillard Stoney Craftsmanship Award from Historic Charleston Foundation.
Kaminer sincerely loves what she does, despite the obstacles. She is also very passionate about advocating for hand-made craftsmanship, because the passion for handcrafted objects is also becoming rare.
“For me, it has always been about designing and making objects that will far outlast me. It is incredibly rewarding to draw something from your imagination on a piece of paper and then realize it three dimensionally utilizing similar techniques that have been used for centuries.”
Baron Christopher Hanson is the principal of RedBaron Advisors, a growth strategy, communication design, and PR firm, based in Charleston, South Carolina, serving clients from Washington DC to Palm Beach, Florida. Baron can be reached via (843) 641-0331, or via RedBaronUSA.com.
The entire article can be viewed at http://www.charlestonmercury.com/index.php/en/art-and-culture/271-creative-women-who-design-successful-niches-in-charleston.
Little Blue Dish – June 2013/0 Comments/in Blog/by admin
Lynn Butler, independent stylist and designer who was formerly a Senior Style Editor for Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, interviewed Kaminer Haislip about her Charleston, SC wedding in September 2008 to Matthew Quinn. The complimentary feature is posted on her blog Little Blue Dish. To read the full feature, click on the link below.
Check out Lynn’s website http://www.littlebluedish.com for not only her blog that also includes design and wedding ideas, but also for a gorgeous array of home products!
Aiken Standard Article – October 2012/0 Comments/in Blog/by admin
Silversmith’s creation honors Aiken woman – by Haley Hughes – October 14, 2012
Sterling Silver Baby Gifts/0 Comments/in Blog/by admin
It is a time honored tradition to give sterling silver baby gifts. A silver baby cup or spoon is a special gift that will be treasured for life. Visit http://www.kaminerhaislip.com/portfolio/baby-gifts/ for a selection of silver baby gifts by designer Kaminer Haislip. Custom designs can be created and all objects can be personalized with hand engraving.