Have a favorite geographical location? You need to see the art of CHART metalworks, a thriving Maine business. The clever CHART metalworks artists create custom-made jewelry from official nautical charts, topo maps or historical maps.
Each piece is handcrafted in their studio located on Portland, Maine's working waterfront. The unique aspect of their designs is the custom-ordering system on their website. Each visitor can request a unique piece featuring a map that reflects his or her life or story. For example, one Honeck O’Toole client ordered a pair of earrings with nautical charts of Casco Bay/Peak’s Island and Biddeford Pool; two treasured Maine locations for summer family gatherings.
CHART metalworks founder Charlotte Leavitt embarked on this path when her initial designs for friends and family took off. “We love creating beautiful pieces that tell the wearer’s story.”
Visit www.chartmetalworks.com to see the exquisite designs.