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Sweet Peach Gem's Marielle Stankiewicz's Creative Journey and Community-Building

Sweet Peach Gem's Marielle Stankiewicz's Creative Journey and Community-Building

Marielle Stankiewicz is a registered dental assistant and the owner of Sweet Peach Studios, a dental jewelry studio in Philadelphia. With a background in dental care, Marielle combines her creative sensibilities with her dental expertise to offer unique and personalized dental jewelry services.

In the course of this episode, we explore:

  • How Elle's early forays into drawing and painting laid the crucial groundwork for her current passion: crafting exquisite jewelry pieces.
  • The origin story of Sweet Peach Studios, ignited by Elle's personal quest for a tooth gem. Discover how this simple desire transformed into a thriving venture in dental jewelry.
  • How Elle's background in dentistry sets her apart in the dental jewelry realm, providing an edge that enables her to offer expert guidance, ensuring the utmost safety and quality in every piece.
  • The indispensable traits for entrepreneurial triumph, honing in on Elle's unwavering self-assurance and consistent dedication, which have been the driving forces behind her remarkable journey.
  • The power of community and its role in inspiring growth, as we unravel how Elle's journey has been enriched by forging a network of supportive fellow creatives, fostering an environment of shared inspiration.

Marielle shares her journey from being a dental assistant to starting her own dental jewelry business. She discusses her early creative experiences, the inspiration behind her work, and the challenges and rewards of being an entrepreneur. Marielle emphasizes the importance of consistency, self-belief, and community in building a successful business.

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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