I’ve had the pleasure to work with this very stylish and handsome man on a couple of occasions in order to create headshots for his family owned business, Grace Jewelers. Read on to learn about Nathaniel Ruland, the Owner and Designer of this Black Mountain North Carolina based custom jewelry store.
WHAT IS YOUR COMPANY’S MISSION STATEMENT?
We make everyday a special occasion at Grace Jewelers.
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START YOUR BUSINESS? A love for design and leadership. Thriving in an atmosphere of creativity led me to teach others. I love bringing out the creativity in my team.
WHAT ARE 5 WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOUR BUSINESS?*
Grace, gratitude, beauty, honesty and character.
HOW DO YOU DO WHAT YOU DO? WHAT MAKES THE WAY YOU ACHIEVE RESULTS INTERESTING OR UNIQUE? First with a pencil…then Fire, rocks, metal and hammer—We work with the customer to create their vision.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU PERSONALLY?
Connection with people who are awake to life.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO WHEN YOU ARE NOT WORKING?*
WHAT IS ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE QUOTES?*
“Try smiling.”—My Dad
WHERE CAN YOU BE FOUND ONLINE?
Instagram: #gracejewelers + Facebook: @gracejewelers