National Jeweler: “Is Art Jewelry Poised to Take Off” 

"Is Art Jewelry Poised to Take Off" @nationaljeweler written by @breckenbranstrator talks about why younger generations are being drawn to Art Jewelry. Look out for the mention of these Koyu earrings. Link is in the bio. http://www.nationaljeweler.com/fashion/style/4940

Atlanta Magazine feature

​​​​​ ​ So honored that the latest Koyu Earrings were featured with new painting, 'Wonderment', in Atlanta magazines latest edition. #atlantamagazine @atlantamagazine! Get a closer look at the earrings on the website Talonandthesuneaters.com 

The Rattlesnake and The Spark in her eyes

He stares across the room at her inquisitively as she toys with the porcelain sculpture at the end of her choker. He notices the gold in her necklace brings out the sparkle in her eyes while she waits for her favorite drink 'The Rattlesnake'.  Photography by Vania Stoyanova @vlc_photo  Model: Grace Edwards @grace_eedwards Stylist: DKash [...]

Interview with The Style Bouquet

Just finished an amazing interview with Beth Shankle Anderson @thestylebouquet #thestylebouquet an amazing fashion/beauty blogger, author and attorney on The Style Bouquet. You'll love her blog. Here's a link to this feature:  http://thestylebouquet.com/2016/11/14/interview-with-art-jewelry-designer-artist-leah-smithson/

Hedonist Magazine editorial shoot & interview

Check out this awesome interview for Talon & the Suneaters by The Hedonist Magazine @thehedonistmagazine featuring: Photography by Vania Stoyanova @vlc_photo Models: Grace Edwards @grace_eedwards & Diana Dragidella @diana_dragidella Stylist: DKash Taylor @kash_muny Hair & Makeup: Marina Fisher-Soto @marina_hmua Nails: Dayna Denise @ddnailz_. You can check it out here: http://www.thehedonistmagazine.com/2016/10/26/leah-smithsons-interview-art-as-a-fresh-perspective-talon-and-the-suneaters/

Disturbing Algorithm  (Remixed)

Just read an amazing article that mentioned how color can affect your productivity by Talor Casti @thecoppergirl on @mashable. Even if you may have a favorite color, the effect of being around certain colors are universal. I'm putting together an experiment to try this week with my peeps on my email list. Come try it with us. It's [...]

Break into Your Untapped Creativity Through Your Space and Wardrobe

As I am wishing I was in NY for the armory show, I am laying out a few new designs, and thinking of Iris Apfel who was such a genius at curating her outfits, that MOMA museum put together one of their most successful exhibits featuring her wardrobe. You can break into your everyday untapped creativity [...]

Look as if you just walked out of a painting…

Look as if you just walked out of a painting... that's the goal of the new porcelain couture jewelry line I'm so happy to finally tell you about. This first collection is named The Unordinary Crown. More pics coming soon. Mailing list members get first dibs and tons of exclusive benefits. Sign up at leahsmithson.com, the [...]

Update Regarding The Wearable Art Project + Your Opinion

Two weeks have now gone by and we are in the final days of the Wearable Art of a Forgotten Species Project. I just wanted to let you all know how much I appreciate all of your support. This Kickstarter Project can not be accomplished on it’s own. So it’s kind supporters like each of [...]