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How a Design Comes to Life

Jewelry development process At Rail 814, we are proud to offer original designs that are truly ours. All jewelry pieces are hand sketched by designers and brought to life through a painstaking process.  By sharing our jewelry development process, you will look beyond the beautiful jewelries and see them as pieces of art that inspire you. To aspiring designers, I hope this blog post will help you in preparation for working with factories or developing in a team environment. Let’s walk through the journey of making the Tropicalia collection… A page from Diana's mood board Collection Concept The birth of a collection begins with a core concept.  My first question to the designer when developing a collection is always “what inspires...

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Our Beginning...

There are so many talented designers out in the world, from established artists, to student fashionistas. In the ever-changing and competitive fashion industry, it’s often difficult for talented, aspiring designers to be seen or have their mark made. We at Rail 814 hope to bridge that gap and bring light to passionate and undiscovered artists in the community. A love of discovering new talent, well-crafted designs, and entrepreneurship inspired our founder and CEO, Amy Shea, to create Rail 814. While on her daily one hour commute on the 8:14 am train, she developed the idea of a fashion incubator – a program that mentors raw talents with hands-on experience while creating a track for them to achieve their career goals....

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