For more than 44 years Nancy Karpel has been designing jewelry which has been exhibited internationally, garnered awards, and is part of the permanent collection of both The National Air and Space Museum of The Smithsonian Institution and The White House in Washington DC. 

Nancy participates with the Ethical Metalsmiths organization and "No Dirty Gold" campaign to promote responsible metals mining practices and raise awareness among the jewelry industry and those who work with metal and gemstones. Nancy's current work expresses the connection to life's emotional twists and turns through organic and geometric nature forms, texture and color.