Sarasota, FL – SRQ Media recently announced the 2022 winners celebrating the best locally owned establishments in the region. SRQ Magazine readers voted local favorites and selected Barb McSweeney Jewelry as Best Luxury Jeweler and Best Everyday Jeweler, Bronze Winner.
SRQ MEDIA asks readers to vote for their favorite local eats, shopping, arts, luminaries and hotspots culminating in the buzzworthy special “Best of SRQ Local” awards feature published in the April edition of SRQ Magazine. A record breaking 78,000 votes were tallied and the winners were highlighted in a special Readers Guide to the Winners.
Jessica Budwitz had this to say about Barb McSweeney Jewelry. “Barb is so wonderful and her jewelry pieces are stunning all the time! She really crafts beautiful pieces that you can dress up or just casually wear every day.”
Barb McSweeney stated, “I’m honored, grateful and blessed to be among these local favorites and to support the Sarasota area. Jewelry design is my true passion.”
Barb McSweeney originally from Vermont is now a Sarasota local. McSweeney is a Ringling College of Art and Design alumni and has made a name for herself by following her creativity in her favorite medium—jewelry. McSweeney is known for her luxe freshwater pearl designs and elements that will transition from blue jeans to ball gowns. Her designs have been showcased in Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, The Ritz-Carlton, The Biltmore, and LaPlaya Resorts.
McSweeney supports local charities and philanthropic initiatives by collaborations and donating a portion of the proceeds to various charities. Barb McSweeney also designs dedicated pieces just for the events and has worked with numerous charities.
Discover more at www.barbmcsweeney.com
About Barb McSweeney:
Barb’s vision is to design and create contemporary jewelry that captures both the timeless romance of the classic pearl and the joi de vivre of today’s empowered women. Using mostly Sterling Silver, gold tones and freshwater pearls, Barb captures the elegance of ‘the high society of days gone by’ in multi-dimensional expressions which she designs, and forms jewelry art that can be worn on any occasion. Barb’s jewelry can go from day to night with just a quick change of outfit! Almost all her pieces are unique / one-of-a-kind pieces handcrafted by Barb. These are definitely ‘not your Grandmother’s Pearls.’