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About Talitha Gems

Talitha Gems, a subsidiary of Rough and Ready Designs began as a part time business by award winning jewelry designer Marlene Yogerst.


It did not take Marlene long to realize that making jewelry with an emphasis on the natural look of semi-precious gems was her passion. After receiving training in several aspects of jewelry making, Marlene took the plunge. She left her full time job in November of 2004 to devote herself full-time to her jewelry business. Marlene stated it was the best thing that she had ever done, aside from marrying her husband, Mike.


After successfully selling handmade creations to many satisfied customers in the craft and art fair venue, Talitha Gems began its debut on-line.


The wire wrapped jewelry creations at Talitha Gems are one of a kind pieces. Marlene’s philosophy on creating her wire wrapped designs is that she lets the wire show her where it wants to go, rather than trying to manipulate it into position. A self-admitted perfectionist, Marlene prides herself on selling quality pieces. She also creates custom jewelry pieces as well.


Talitha Gems is tucked away on a rolling hillside in the Kettle Moraine located in the quiet village of Richfield, Wisconsin USA. You may contact Marlene at Talitha Gems by here.