Mackenzie's Blog

Mar 21, 2020
Since I am always creating new jewelry, I move my displays around continuously to accommodate the ever flowing inventory. I decided to have fun with rearranging by having one week of 20% off a type of jewelry once a month. I love color, so it makes…
Mar 21, 2020
Shop Small is a Chamber of Commerce event held the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage people's awareness of all the small businesses in their community. These specialized shops give the community its character that big box stores don't have.
Mar 21, 2020
I love my job so passionately, that I work pretty much everyday. In order to take a vacation, I need to close the shop.This month break allows me to recharge my "creative" batteries and I love to travel.
Mar 21, 2020
I used to go to half a dozen trade shows, but now I just travel to one show in July in Franklin, NC. This show has all sorts of vendors from around the world. The variety of stones and beads is amazing! I always come back to Wooster completely…
Mar 21, 2020
From Thanksgiving to New Years, I keep the shop open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10am to 6pm. I need Mondays for making jewelry, but I try to make gift shopping convenient for my customers during the Holidays.
Oct 1, 2018
From Mackenzie: "Custom work covers several areas of my metalsmithing. I work in sterling and 14k gold. Many customers want a new piece made from their metal or stones. I sketch ideas along with price quotes to nail down the final design. Some…
Sep 21, 2018
From Mackenzie: "I travel to trade shows to buy raw materials. That means cut stones, (because I dont cut stones myself) exotic pendant components and beads. Plus, I find finished jewlery that reflects my style. These pieces are of high quality…
Sep 1, 2018
From Mackenzie: "I am happy to repair any jewlery purchased from my store. I do not repair jewlery purchased at other stores or from the internet. I always suggest they go back to the place they purchased it. Poor quality jewelry is next to…
Oct 26, 2015
Mackenzie Haiss of Mackenzie's Silver and Gold describes her unique creations as art jewelry, providing customers with products they cannot find anywhere else. Crafting custom pieces is something she has been doing in downtown Wooster for over 30…
Dec 3, 2014
It was wall-to-wall trees in floor to ceiling colors during the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross Festival of Trees on Tuesday evening at Greenbriar Conference and Party Center in Wooster. The decorated trees were auctioned to benefit…