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St. Croix is home to many talented jewelers who create unique, handcrafted artisan and fine jewelry.  The island is also home to community spirit like I have experienced no where else. When these two forces combine, the result is stunning collections of jewelry designed to raise both funds and awareness for some of St. Croix’s…

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As if there weren’t enough reasons to love the team at ib designs, let’s add their most recent community service project to the list. While most of you know ib designs for their stunning collections of locally handcrafted ‘feel good’ jewelry, Kris and Whealan Massicott and their ib family have recently taken on a major project…

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St. Croix Fashion February

St. Croix is full of talented artists, designers, jewelers, and craftspeople. While many annual events are designed to showcase local artisans, those in the fashion industry tend to be overlooked…but, that’s about to change! The local fashion community is collaborating on an annual event they call “Fashion February”. Fashion February promotes local fashion businesses while highlighting…

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Clean Silver Jewelry in Five Easy Ways

We love our handmade jewelry here on St. Croix! If you look around you will find most women wearing stacks of bracelets, not to mention rings, earrings, and necklaces. But, it’s not just the women, the men of St. Croix sport their locally crafted jewelry as well. Artisan handmade jewelry is a trademark of the island, and while…

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While it is generally known the world over that women love jewelry, that has never been more obvious to me than here on St. Croix.  While I am accustomed to seeing women wear their jewelry when they go out socially, here on the island it seems like everyone wears their jewelry all of the time.…

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ib designs

Handcrafted Feel Good Jewelry! This wondrous gallery in historic Christiansted is home to the distinctive designs of local artist/metalsmith, Whealan Massicott. Crafting for over 20 years, Whealan continues to be motivated by the complexity of the Caribbean’s people, beauty, and culture. Being a musician at heart allows life’s movements, patterns, and rhythms to play out…

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ib designs Handcrafted Feel Good Jewelry! This wondrous gallery in historic Christiansted is home to the distinctive designs of local artist/metalsmith, Whealan Massicott and his talented artisan family. Whealan is motivated by the complexity of the Caribbean’s people, beauty, and culture. Being a musician at heart allows life’s movements, patterns, and rhythms to play out in…

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