The Squash Blossom recently began carrying Rebecca Overmann Jewelry.
Rebecca Overmann designs a line of daily-wear, thoughtfully handcrafted jewelry out of San Francisco. In order for our followers to get to know her better, we got this exclusive interview.
SQUASH BLOSSOM: Thanks for taking the time to answer some questions. Can you describe the first piece of jewelry you made that you were truly proud of?
REBECCA OVERMANN: This is my favorite bracelet!
SB: Who is a fellow jewelry designer that you admire?
RO: Thomas Mann.
SB: Name 5 things that you could not live without.
RO: Coffee, wine, my dogs, jewelry, pizza.
SB: What other career would you pursue if you did not design jewelry?
RO: Private investigator.
SB: Is there a piece that you sold that you wish you had kept for yourself?
RO: The second pair of earrings I ever made. I sold them to my teacher but I miss them.
SB: Describe a dream design that you haven’t made yet.
RO: It’s a secret . . . wait and see!
SB: Finish this statement: “When I’m not making/designing jewelry, I am . . .”
RO: Drinking wine and eating pizza.
SB: What do you consider to be your greatest achievement to date?
RO: Growing a business–starting by myself sitting at a bench, and growing into a team of the finest people I know.