'Made in Tampa Bay' 2021 gift guide

Shop local: Each week, we feature local artists, cooks, and businesses who make products right here in the Tampa Bay area. Here’s a few that may make great gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for folks on your list.

Server-turned-artist finds inspiration everywhere

A Tampa restaurant server saw her hours cut during the pandemic, so to make ends meet, she began creating handcrafted jewelry. A year and a half later, she’s now making around 200 pairs of earrings a week.