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Seeding a Business: The Roots of LTS

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In the winter of 2012 I was facing a pivotal time in my life. With just two more semesters of college left ahead of me, I was forced to face the pressing question of exactly how I was going to make my way in the world. As a college student at Western Michigan University, I had stubbornly pursued my passions instead of choosing a so-called “safe” career path. I was four years into my Bachelors of Fine Arts degree program in Art Education with a studio emphasis in Metals/Jewelry, about to begin two full semesters of (unpaid) student teaching. For...

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Hello!

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We are Sarah and Brandon Lyons of LettersToSarah Metalsmithing. We've been by each others side for a decade, and have been working together creating and building LTS from the ground up since June of 2013- almost five years now. We started our jewelry business from scratch- investing our last dollars and building it tool by tool in our dingy garage in Kalamazoo, MI- and have grown it into our full time job, specializing in hand fabricated custom jewelry. We recently moved to a new location in Southfield, MI, where we are busy renovating our soon-to-be-gorgeous studio to include not just our metalsmithing, but also a showroom, classes, and DIY workshops.

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