Local Artisans

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At Rachel's Boutique, we celebrate the rich and diverse art scene that Nashville has to offer. From creative fashion designers to custom jewelers, we support a wide variety of local artists whose work contributes to the creative spirit of the our city. Our boutique carries more than 35 local artists creating artisan goods from couture clothing and jewelry to unique gifts. Below are some of the Tennessee based companies that we carry and the local Nashville artists that we represent. You can support local artists by shopping at Rachel's Boutique.

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Fearless Memories

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Fearless Memories Jewelry is handcrafted by Designer/Artist, Memarie Gayle, who takes special care in choosing high quality unique materials and putting them together in a unique and intriguing way. She combines vintage and organic materials to create hip, high-end pieces that effortlessly exude perfect style. Gayle draws her inspiration from music, art, nature, and God, and works with many charity organizations. She has started her own ministry, "Faith Over Fear," taking her message of hope to domestic abuse victims and cancer survivors. Gayle incorporates her songwriting skills into her jewelry, writing short poems that are included with some of the special pieces.

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KariBeth

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Referred to as a "hidden gem of Nashville," Kari Beth is a jewelry designer creates wearable art pieces by layering found heirlooms of bygone eras to create a bold modern statement. From a very young age, Kari Beth has admired the discarded relics of the past, believing that each has a mystery to solve and a secret to unveil. She scours flea markets, estate sales, and antique stores in search of unique and unusual treasures that have been well loved, yet "lost" throughout the years. By layering her finds from different eras in time, Beth blends the years of history to create a unique story within each one-of-a-kind creation.

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Ceri Hoover

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Ceri Hoover premium leather handbags are deceptively simple. An oversize clutch, folded to perfect proportion. A camel satchel with contrast stitching. They epitomize sleek sophistication. Sourced from the finest purveyors of leather across the globe, including Italy and Brazil, then handcrafted by American artisans, Ceri Hoover handbags promise exceptional quality and exquisite detailing. The eponymous line is the work of founder and creative director Ceri Hoover, who also launched the interior décor company, Cooper Grey, before transitioning into the business of handbags. “Nothing I design is overdone. It feels natural, like you’re not trying too hard.” The effect is timeless, effortless chic. 

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Linda Twist

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With Linda Twist's jewelry, each necklace, bracelet or earring is an original piece, featuring its own distinct personality. Drawing upon her experience as a fashion designer, interior designer, and metal sculptor, she sculpts creates blueprints for each work, turning them into exquisite architecture to adorn the the body. 

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NCB

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Local artist Natalie Bin designs and creates NCB Jewelry in her Nashville studio. Inspired by her grandmother’s jewelry collection at a young age, Natalie has been making jewelry as long as she can remember. While studying industrial design at the Art Institute of Colorado, she sparked a passion for fine jewelry design. The distinct style of NCB Jewelry originates from the belief that fashion is the most personal form of self-expression. Each NCB design is handcrafted to evoke a sensual and intuitive individual response.

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Nashville Fret

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Nashville Fret products are handcrafted in Nashville, TN. Pulling from the rich music scene for which our city is known, Nashville Fret mixes exotic hardwoods, Abalone, guitar fretwire, and stainless steel into handcrafted fashion art. These unique, individually cut layering pieces complement any outfit.

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Brunners Metalwear

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Brunner's Metwal Wear creates bracelets made from the highest quality grade leather. Cut, stamped and dyed before being designed, each piece is handcrafted to ensure its uniqueness. The metal works feature only 28 or higher steel gauge, and are the perfect accessory to liven up any wardrobe. When you see the Brunner wax seal, it means you own a genuine piece of perfection.

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Modern Bronze

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Twin sisters Sarah Known and Liz Anderson own and run Modern Bronze, an artisan jewelry line made in the Franklin, Tennessee. Each piece is lovingly handmade by the sisters and features bronze mixed with fine metals, gemstones and pearls. Through their collaboration, the pair have created a jewelry line that evokes Renaissance romanticism while remaining modern and wearable.

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Paddywax

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Paddywax products are designed and manufactured in Nashvile. Artisan in every sense of the word, each product is made by hand with great attention to detail. Pairing unique fragrance combinations and creative packaging, Paddywax creates exquisite experiences for every home. They hand-pour each candle with a soy wax blend and delightful aroma, using only the highest quality of essential oils and botanical extracts. With such a vast array of fragrances from which to choose, Paddywax offers a glorious experiences that transports you back in time and enhances any experience. 

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Vincent Peach

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Vincent Peach combines each pearl with other natural, organic elements to create a collection featuring the highest quality pavé diamonds, rhodium chains, Vermeil, sterling silver and hand woven leather. Inspired by the designer's Nashville roots and intertwined with the romance of luxury travel, the Vincent Peach jewelry collection is uniquely handcrafted. Combining the casual elegance of leather, the exquisite beauty of fresh water, and black Tahitian pearls, the bohemian chic collection emulates a feeling of comfort and ease. Each piece carries a story evoked by a fascination with pearls and the seduction of an exotic escape.

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Carden Avenue

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Suzanne and Carolyn, of Carden Avenue, turn various old relics and other odd & ends into wearable art jewelry. Carden Avenue ...unique, wearable, personal and affordable ... sometimes there's only one. Based out of Nashville, TN.

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Megan McCrary

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Located in Knoxville, TN, Megan McCrary is an architect turned graphic designer. All items are designed and handmade by Meghan McCrary. Her gift items make the perfect Tennessee souvenir.

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Art of Nashville

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The Art of Nashville was created by a local artist inspired by Nashville's creative city surrounded by music, history and the beautiful countryside. 

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Otis James

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Otis James’ motto is… Make a quality product with a strong attention to detail and be friendly. With that in mind, each item is handcrafted in my Nashville studio with love and care. Every detail is hand finished, from the stamps and painting on the labels to the buttonholes and slip-stitches on each tie. Sure, it takes longer this way, but quality and character are the ideals, not mass-production. I suppose I’m old-fashioned that way. I just truly believe there is something to be said for knowing exactly where something was made, and by whom.

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Pink Elephants

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Pink Elephants is the brain child of its owner Truly Alvarenga, a fashion designer whose experience ranges from custom fitting outfits for celebrity musicians to attendees of the White House. A woman who wears many hats, she sees all of her designs to fruition; from the first sketch to the last thread sewn, Truly's signature style is imprinted in all of her work.

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So’belle Scarves

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So'belle is based out of Memphis, Tennessee, feature hand painted 100% Habotai silk scarves by artist Kat White. Mixing soft and fresh spring pastels, the warm colors of summer skies, the rich, crisp shades of autumn, and the bold jewel tones associated with winter, these unique scarves emulate the changing seasons, draping you in a sense of luxury at any time of year.

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NashVinyl

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Through piles of old records about to be thrown away and and a strong desire to alter their fate, Nashvinyl was born. Nashvinyl’s wall clocks are made out of discarded records that are either scratched, warped or have some blemishes that make them practically unlistenable. Their desire is to carry on the legacy for the artists that made Nashville the music capitol of the world that it is known to be today- a small way of giving back to the musical heritage we live in.

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Simon & Ruby

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Designer Lindsay Farrer created Simon & Ruby out of a story of loss and yearning. Her great-grandmother Ruby lost her first love Simon to the distance, and eventually the casualty, of war. The Simon & Ruby line of fashion jewelry is inspired by wanderlust and the sweet agony of missing a place or person. Lindsay designs her handmade jewelry for globetrotters and those with an unshakable sense of adventure, for the free spirits and the wanderers who know that exquisite aching all too well. She creates unique jewelry that are more than just tokens of travels for the wanderesses who wear them. They are wistful reminders that our hearts can live in many places, sometimes all at once.

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Couture Coffeebags

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Couture Coffeebags are created in Nashville by local artist, Melissa Brown. The line was originally inspired by the cotton tow sack her mother wore while picking cotton growing up in West Tennessee. Brown takes the utilitarian inspiration from high cotton to high style resulting in a unique product that highlights the global origins of each bag. The contrast of rough-hewn-well-travelled burlap against perfectly paired recycled denim or bright screenprint cotton fabrics result in interesting and one-of-a-kind conversation pieces.

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Goo Goo Clusters

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In 1912, in a copper kettle at the Standard Candy Company at Clark & First Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee, the world’s first ever combination candy bar was invented. A roundish mound of caramel, marshmallow nougat, fresh roasted peanuts and real milk chocolate; its renegade shape was more difficult to wrap than the conventional rectangular or square shapes of the day. More importantly, this was the first time multiple elements were being mass-produced in a retail confection. Previous to the advent of the Goo Goo Cluster, candy bar manufacturing consisted of bars solely using chocolate, caramel or taffy. The Goo Goo Cluster represented the first time a bar consisted of more than just one principal ingredient.

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Olive & Sinclair

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Olive & Sinclair is Tennessee's first and only bean-to-bar chocolate company. Slow roasted and stone ground, O&S was founded in 2007, and full sales and production of Southern Artisan Chocolate™ began in fall of 2009. Their unique vision for bean-to-bar chocolate began with idea of stone grinding chocolate, inspired by the method used for stone ground grits, using melanguers (stone mills) from the early 1900's and adding only pure cane brown sugar for to create their definitive robust flavor and slow sweetness. Since their inception, they have expanded and relocated to an old grocery store built in 1890 in the heart of East Nashville.

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Chocolate Guitar Bars

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The Nashville Guitar Bar is a 100% premium Belgian milk chocolate bar designed in the shape of a guitar and packaged in its own custom made miniature guitar case. Nashville Guitar Bars can be personalized to your corporation or event and used to market your business, given as corporate gifts, or as a souvenir from a visit to Music City.

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New York to Nashville

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Danielle Romero started New York to Nashville in January 2013 after finding some incredible vintage fabric that still had a story to tell. Romero explores the small towns and back roads of Tennessee to find fabric with the potential to be resurrected into beautiful new designs. Most pieces are from reclaimed fabric, which means they are small batch, limited runs.

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Seraphine Designs

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Seraphine Designs jewelry harnesses the natural beauty and energy of nature. The pieces attract attention - they are sophisticated and brilliant, simultaneously sparkly and glamorous, colorful and serene. Brooke Seraphine designs for women who want distinctive jewelry that reflects who they are - stylish, multi-faceted, self assured, and compelling

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OMI Beads

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OMI beads are hand made by designer Joy Omi Walling. Joy grew up in California and brings her boho chic vibe to her designs. She is in love with fashion, art and music and each piece has a positive vibe around it from her inspirations. A good luck charm to bring you peace, love and happiness. 

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The Milkman

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Seraphine Designs jewelry harnesses the natural beauty and energy of nature. The pieces attract attention - they are sophisticated and brilliant, simultaneously sparkly and glamorous, colorful and serene. Brooke Seraphine designs for women who want distinctive jewelry that reflects who they are - stylish, multi-faceted, self assured, and compelling

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 We Also Carry.... 

Eric Adler

LouLou

Morgan & Me

Daniel Finney

Sue Surdi Designs

The Dotted Line

Lodge Cast Irons

Spirit of Nashville

The Dotted Line

Bill Kidwell – Prints

Phil Ponder – Prints