tacoma urban gems collects rocks, rubble, and broken glass from unique locations around the great city of tacoma. then, they are cut and polished into "urban gemstones" and composited with polymer sculpture designs and reclaimed hardware to make tacoma urban gems pendants. urban gems pendants are placed on handknitted natural fiber cords, like bamboo, silk, alpaca, and recycled sweater yarn. each pendant is a unique creation, handcrafted by jessica smeall into a collectible art piece inspired by tacoma, it's people, & their future.
jessica smeall's tacoma urban gems