Feature: Jewelry Artisan Alicia Morales
Alicia Morales (she/they) is a first-generation Mexican-American and first-generation college graduate. As a jewelry artisan, she works with a lot of healing crystals as well as a variety of metals.
Creating their work under the name Interconnected Co., Alicia manages an Etsy shop and takes custom orders for clients.
"I’ve been making jewelry for over 15 years," Alicia shares. "and I come from a lineage of healers. My mother, grandmother, and many other ancestors have practiced traditional Mexican Medicine.
"I have always felt like it is my calling to be a healer in some capacity. I love working with healing crystals and learning about their healing/physical properties and transforming them into wearable art."
"Not only am I able to share my work with so many people, but making jewelry has eased my anxiety so much. I am forever grateful for my ability to create."
You can support Alicia (@nova.novum) and their company Interconnected Co. (@interconnectedco) by following them on Instagram!
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