The Catie Raymond Princess Bride Collection is not only picture perfect, but offers simplicity. Got 10 bridesmaids? No worries. You can order matching earring and necklace sets for the whole crew. Or maybe, on the other hand you're thinking small and intimate? The Princess Bride collection is easy to customize, and each piece is hand made with exceptional attention to detail.
The Orillia Times' Roberta Bell interviewed Catie Raymond, during the lead up to the annual All Things Steampunk, and got a lesson in the steampunk movement. Here's what Bell had to say... Each time she takes apart an old clock to find parts she can repurpose in her jewelry making, Catie Raymond is blown away by the intricacy of its design. “It freaks me out that they actually made these kinds of things so long ago,” laughed the Coldwater-based salvage artist, who has made a career out of turning the old into new again...
There's a reason Catie Raymond's designs have such a loyal following - they are as eclectic as they are gorgeous! Found in high-end boutiques across the nation like The Old Tin Shed (which was awarded Canadian retailer of the year), Catie Raymond's jewelry designs are getting more and more attention as people continue to fall in love with the whimsical, luxurious and expertly crafted pieces of wearable art.
You asked, and we listened. With our pretty, pretty little ears. Over the past few years, Catie Raymond's jewelry has been popping up at more and more retail locations across the nation, but many of Catie's loyal fans wondered when they would be able to purchase designs online. Today we are happy to announce that the CatieRaymond.com online store is live!
Andrea Gordon from the Toronto Star sat down with Catie Raymond last fall, and had this to say... "Catie Raymond has always had an eye for beauty in the most unlikely places. She spots it in the innards of old watches, bits from a plumber’s tool box and old copper wire. Then she transforms the junk into jewelry... Raymond, 52, fashions bracelets from copper plumbing chains, ribbon and old charms. At her studio in Coldwater near Orillia, she also creates one-of-a-kind necklaces adorned with antique keys, faded beads and gears from mechanical watches..."