Rachel studied jewelry design while in architecture school—and she always knew that life would bring her back to it. Enter: Gunnard Jewelry. It is the immediacy of jewelry design that ultimately lured her back. She’ll sketch out an idea for one of her gorgeously minimal, structural pieces—but when she gets in the studio, she can change her mind completely. That kind of spontaneity just can’t happen when you are, say, building a house. Architecture’s loss, our gain.