Here’s What You’ll Learn in this Episode:
- The story of how and why Molly decided to dedicate her life designing and making jewelry by hand
- How trusting her intuition and “going with the flow” has helped Molly find balance and happiness in her work
- The inspiration for Sisters in Circles, a non-profit organization run by and for women all over the world
- Molly shares insights on the differences between working as a sole entrepreneur and working with a small team
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About Molly Dingledine
Molly Dingledine is a jeweler, designer, and entrepreneur from Asheville, North Carolina. She has volunteered in Uganda since 2016 helping groups that are focused on girls’ and women’s health and hygiene, as well as working with craftswomen who produce baskets and jewelry. She has been making and designing jewelry for more than 10 years. In 2020, she founded the non-profit organization, Sisters in Circles.
About Sisters in Circles
Sisters in Circles is a global community of women who celebrate & support one another by encouraging creativity, collaborating on projects, and providing service to those in need. Their mission is to bring women and girls together to support their local communities and our shared global village through acts of service and encouragement.
Currently, Sisters in Circles is producing and selling colorful, African wax print face masks. Proceeds benefit relief efforts around the world.
Other Notes from this Episode
Savannah College of Art and Design is a private art school with locations in Savannah, Georgia; Atlanta; Hong Kong; and Lacoste, France.
Geoffrey Giles is an Asheville-based jeweler. His jewelry exemplifies a minimal industrial aesthetic; a combination of bold geometric forms, clean lines, and attention to surface detail.
Joanna Gollberg is an Ashveille-based jewelry maker, artist, and author.
Wine to Water is a non-profit organization that helps combat the world water crisis.
Music by Commonwealth Choir