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Makers & Creators

Makers & Creators

Explore Saratoga and deJonghe Original Jewelry are proud to bring you the stories of our local makers and creators.

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“I regard the quality of the craftsmanship and materials as equal to the integrity of design.”
– Dennis deJonghe

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From Vintage Looms to Contemporary Clothing with Frittelli & Lockwood

By  •  5 months ago

For Cecilia Frittelli, one half of the duo behind Frittelli & Lockwood Textile Design, the loom becomes an extension of her body as she weaves. She’s able to enter a …
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Making New York’s Best Milk with Battenkill Valley Creamery

By  •  5 months ago

Great milk comes from happy, healthy cows—it’s as simple as that, says Seth McEachron, owner of Battenkill Valley Creamery. It’s an adage that has sustained his family-owned farm for over …
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In a New York State of Mind with Upstate Distilling

By  •  6 months ago

With spirits like Blinders Vodka, Winner’s Circle White Whiskey and Spa City Whiskey, Upstate Distilling Co.’s wares are Saratoga-inspired through and through. The flagship product, Ryen’s Rye, carries the namesake …
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From Sketch to Family Heirloom with deJonghe Original Jewelry

By  •  6 months ago

For Saratoga-based jeweler and gemologist Evan deJonghe, it’s all about designing something his customers will love—and getting to embrace his creative side at the same time. In an age where …
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‘Made by Us’ is More than a Mantra at GTS Clothing

By  •  6 months ago

GTS Clothing—which stands for Greater Than Sports—is the brainchild of Michael Borisenok and Kelly Sullivan, two Class of 2012 University of New Hampshire grads who believed in the power of …
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A World of Whimsy & Watercolor by Betsy Olmsted

By  •  7 months ago

For mom-of-two Betsy Olmsted, color is more than just an accent—it’s the backbone of each of her designs. Her watercolors lend wow-factor to blank textiles, resulting in incredibly vivid tea …
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