About the Author
Gay Isber (aka "Sugar") is is the creative force behind Gay Isber Designs, a jewelry and product design company based in Austin, Texas. Her pieces have been featured in national and international media, and have been worn by some of the world's top celebrities. She has created more than 60,000 pieces of jewelry over the last 18 years, working with companies including Tiffany & Co., Proctor & Gamble, Harley Davidson, Martha Stewart, Pottery Barn, ET2C, Ivana Trump, Diane Gilman, Hot Topic, Samaco Trading, Liquidation Channel, Alexander Calder, and JM Jewels. She is a Platinum Plus Partner with Fire Mountain Gems and a vetted partner with Swarovski. More than 3,000 stores currently carry jewelry that she has designed. Sugar won Designer of the Year at both Houston and Dallas Fashion Weeks in 2016. Her show on the Liquidation Channel airs to four million people every two months. Candice Ghai is an Austin, Texas-based freelance photographer specializing in portrait, fashion, editorial, conceptual and fine art photography. She is the owner of Twin Sisters and Candice Ghai Photography and has been shooting for about 10 years. Her work has appeared in numerous fashion magazines including Vogue Italia, Dark Beauty Magazine, Jute Magazine, NIF Magazine, LADEDA Magazine, Elegant Ink and more.