Elana Sigal is a Vancouver mom who had two boys. Her oldest son Zach passed away from leukemia just before his 17th birthday. Her other son Hiiro is 19. Elana has been designing jewellery for over 30 years and is also a textile artist, designing felted wall hangings for both residential and commercial sites. Her…

Did you watch the Oscars this year? Tiffany Haziza certainly did! That’s because she was invited to attend the 2011 Academy Awards and contribute her designs in this year’s exclusive Oscar gift bags. As the designer and creative director of Buddha & The Raven Studios, a business which prides itself in keeping its products designed, sourced and handcrafted locally, Tiffany uses silver, Swarovski, pearls, and other earth-based materials to create gorgeous and affordable jewelry.