What Makes a Downtown Maker?

Meet Adrian Guidry, owner and Maker at Adorn Jewelry!

Tell us a little bit about your business and how you started making things.

I own Adorn, in Downtown Lafayette. I make Handcrafted Artisan Jewelry.


What does the term “Maker” mean to you?

Creating something with raw materials.


Who or what inspires you to make?

Nature inspires me.


What’s it like being a Maker in Downtown Lafayette? Is it different from having a business in another Lafayette location?

Downtown Lafayette loves and supports Handcrafted Artists.


Why is making important to you?

It’s what I do 🙂


What have you made that you are most proud of?

I was very proud to be chosen as an ArtSpark recipient by ACA last year.


What up-and-coming maker trends excite you the most?

Fully opening to the public again!


What advice can you give someone who wants to start their own Maker Business?

Let your passion guide you.

Tell us something surprising about yourself or your business.

I keep my dog Olive on my bench when I work.


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