The Mount Pleasant metalsmith behind Christina Jervey Handcrafted Jewelry is all about great jeans, practical-but-pretty footwear, and supporting local artists
The “Rainbow Sapphires” ring ($595) and a custom sapphire pendant and aquamarine ring, all in 14K gold
Q What’s new for your line?
A The rings I have coming out this fall incorporate pops of color. However, I am moving away from production- based jewelry and focusing more on custom designs—I love working with clients one-on-one.
Q What are your beauty must-haves?
A Lately, I’ve been using Erno Laszlo’s Hydra-Therapy cleansing oil [above] and Sea Mud deep cleansing bar. They leave my skin feeling clean and moisturized.
Q How do you spend your free time?
A My family and I love exploring, biking, going to the beach, and traveling—we recently got back from our 11th annual trip to Maine.
Q What do you collect?
A Art and anything handmade. I’m currently working with Shannon Wood [whose oil-on-canvas Sullivan’s is above] on a custom painting.
Q You play a lot of tennis—what are your workout essentials?
A Athleta’s “Sunlover UPF Tank,” which has a cute overlap detail on the back that helps cool me down, and my Hydro Flask water bottle—it keeps water cold for days!
Q Go-to shoes for daily wear?
A Leather Andre Assous espadrilles—they’re simple; stylish; and most importantly, comfortable.
Q Favorite source for interior decor?
A Celadon’s buyers do an amazing job sourcing unique, handmade pieces.
Q Describe your personal style.
A It’s very casual, and comfort is essential. I live in jeans; currently, my favorite brand is Frame—the “Le Boy Jean Gusset Step” [above] is so fun.
Photographs by (portrait) Anne Rhett Photography & (jewelry-3) Fairooz Imaging & courtesy of (cleanser) Erno Laszle, (shoe) andreassous.com, (jeans) frame.com, (water bottle) Hydroflask, & (Sullivan’s by Shannon Wood) the artist