About The Artist
Growing up in a military family, Beth Carter lived in many regions of the United States and abroad. She experienced different cultures through her travels, influencing her growing love of art. Throughout school, her creative talents were recognized and earned Beth numerous awards and an art teaching assistant position.
College, marriage and career were foremost for many years until 2001 when Beth made the faithful decision to embrace her creativity again by designing jewelry. Her one-of-a-kind boutique pieces, with unique combinations of colors and textures, quickly earned a loyal customer following of individuals and stores throughout the Southeast. Never content with common materials, Beth's journey of design innovation lead to the introduction of recycled glass to her beca designs line of jewelry in 2006.
Partnering with local bars and restaurants, Beth has diverted approximately 13,000+ bottles from local landfills over the past 7 years. Earrings, pendants, bracelets and necklaces feature recycled glass in vibrant solid colors plus screen printed images on the glass provide stunning graphics ranging from letters and logos to wintery branches and tropical scenes. In her continuing commitment to the environment, most of Beth's pieces also include recycled/reclaimed sterling silver components. beca designs also has a line of home décor products including functional and decorative art pieces such as platters, trays, bowls, spoon rests, lamps, luminaries, planters and candles – all made from recycled glass bottles.