If Peach Blossom Studio’s Sheila McKenna had a favorite Christmas carol, it would probably be “Joy to the World.” Her vision for her work is “that it will bring joy to people on a regular basis.” Sheila adds, “I hope that the ornaments I make brighten every Christmas season for many years to come—that the recipient of a piece of jewelry I have designed and produced feels extra-special wearing it, and that my drawer pulls enliven the living space of the people who decide to redo their home with them.”
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