From "Big Sky County" Montana, Krisi combines her love for the outdoors and chic urban settings into an award-winning career of jewelry and interior design. Growing up in Montana, Krisi spent her free time skiing and hiking. Her love for the outdoors led her to spend time in Colorado and New Mexico where she grew additional appreciation for native art. She received her Bachelor of Arts, Advertising from Colorado University, Boulder, Colorado and Associates Degree, Interior Design from Harrington Institute of Design, Chicago, Illinois. Each unique piece of Blue Sky Handmade jewelry is designed personally by Krisi and she oversees the hand assembly of every piece (if not personally assembling them herself!).