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Kristin Hayes makes jewelry made out of metal and semi-precious stones. Her unique style includes combining stones and metal to create four distinct lines.

WHAT: Wooden beads, handmade brass pendants and thousands of tassels are just part of the pieces that go into the Charlotte-famous Melvin jewelry line, made by local artisans Martha Clifford and her (35 years younger) niece, Morgan Walker.

Add drama to the eyes and a pop of pink to the lips

From stylish fanny packs to shoelace fixers, your kid can look great -- and smart

Find quirky gifts for the fellow in your life at this South Charlotte specialty store

Add some sparkle to your feet and some zing to your locker.

Kiran Dodeja Smith
Kiran Dodeja Smith is a freelance writer and a mom of four young children. CLT Made looks at local designers and products made in the Charlotte area, and appears regularly in the CLT_Style section.