Owner, Founder, Artist, Designer, & Facilitator
Ashley-Rose Machendagoos is an Ojibway artist from Whitesand First Nations. She grew up in Thunder Bay, where she lived in Fort William First Nation Reservation for most of her childhood. Ashley is a self-taught bead-loom jewelry designer. She specializes in both contemporary and traditional styles, while continually pursuing new teachings on traditional Native American techniques. Ashley currently resides in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Artist & Jewelry Assembler
Stephanie Edgar is a First Nations artist from the Haida and Eabametoong Nations, having cross cultural teachings from the Ojibwa and West Coast Nations. With these cultural influences, she applies traditional knowledge and teachings to her personal and professional experiences. Stephanie began her beading journey as a child, under the tutelage of her grandmother. She is always keen on learning and experimenting with new styles of beading. Stephanie currently resides in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.