Rahya Jewelry Designs
since 2007 rahya blackwell has been creating jewelry combining both traditional metal smith techniques, cad software, rapid prototype equipment and laser cutting machines. she has studied at parsons school of design, chicago institute of art and received her bfa in metals and jewelry from savannah college of art and design.
a native of new orleans, rahya combines her own personal style with the strong influence of the city's romance and culture. each piece serves as a symbol of new orleans, blending elements of patterns, architecture and geometry. her collection includes laser cut acrylic, leather and metal jewelry all designed and produced in new orleans.