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All that glitters: 3 designers shaping Harford County's burgeoning jewelry scene

All that glitters: 3 designers shaping Harford County's burgeoning jewelry scene

Tracey Beale has lived in Philadelphia, New Orleans and Germany. Her handmade jewelry has been worn by artists like Floetry, John Legend, LL Cool J and Common. Her designs have even been featured at the Sundance Film Festival.

But, the 44-year-old attributes her artistic spark to the education she received at Bel Air High School in the early 1990s.

"Harford opened the door that I was an artist," she says while sitting at the wooden carpenter's table in her living room workspace. Here, Beale works countless hours shaping metals into ornate pieces for her company, Tracey Beale Jewelry, that range in price from $50 for earrings and a simple necklace to $200 for glass...

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