Four Charms We Love

If you’ve followed along on our journey as jewelry designers, you know how much we love adding unique charms to our jewelry collections. We look forward to February every year, because that’s when we get to go on a road trip to the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show to hunt for new charms. The show attracts vendors from around the … Read More

Aspen Saturday Farmer’s Market

It’s still dark out when we pull into Aspen and park our trailer at our usual spot on Galena Street, just around the corner from Hopkins Avenue. The air is crisp as the sun starts to peak over Aspen Mountain, revealing a breathtaking backdrop for the day ahead. The smell of baked goods permeates through the air as more vendors … Read More

Roaring Fork Roots: Two Organizations Working Together Toward a Cause

Taylor and Tessier and Action in Africa, two businesses founded in Aspen, Colorado, have teamed up to produce a one-of-a-kind jewelry line that directly benefits families in need in Uganda, Africa. The collaboration is a testament to the power of local businesses working together toward a cause.  Taylor Tessier, co-founder of Taylor and Tessier, and Sarah Nininger, founder of Action … Read More

The Sabbatical We Never Knew We Needed

Almost one year ago, the world shut down in the midst of a pandemic. Small businesses like our beloved jewelry line, Taylor and Tessier, took an especially hard hit. We had to cancel shows on the road, take a summer off selling and seeing our favorite customers at the Aspen Saturday Market, and hunker down at our home in Carbondale. … Read More