“It is my goal everyday to be my best self, work hard, and learn something new. I strive to stay present in the moment, pay attention to the fine details, breathe, and give thanks for the ability to create.”
Donald Jarvis was born in Texas and raised in Orlando, FL. His interest in jewelry began with a passion for gems and minerals and a love of creating art in many mediums. After relocating to Austin, TX, Donni began his professional training learning from several masters in the industry such as Sam Alfano, Blaine Lewis, and Rex Pederson. After receiving 5 certifications from the GRS training center in stone setting, engraving, and design, Donni moved to NYC for an apprenticeship with watch engraving company “Fin Des Tempes”. Now back in Austin, Donni works on his own jewelry line (GeoCraft Designs), as well as developing his skills as a faceting/lapidary artist. He also works as a stone setter and engraver for Bell and Bird jewelry.