Kelly Kinser is the artist behind GrandMarie jewelry. She is trained in both fine arts as well as professional bench jewelry. GrandMarie expands the possibilities of fine jewelry. She specializes in one of a kind handmade objects. When a connection is established between the artist and the client, this intimacy transforms the process into a kind of portraiture.
A majority of the jewels depicted have been commissioned from the artist and reflect the tastes and desires of the client. There are no limitations to creating a jewel. Gold, platinum, silver, copper, brass, steel, tin, clay, paper, leaves, insects, shells, silk, glass, gemstones, diamonds, and fossils have all been incorporated into artworks.