From my family to yours
Hello everyone, and thank you for visiting my page!
My name is Rhoda - I'm a wife, an architect-in-training and a mother of 3 adorable boys. I live in beautiful Arizona with my growing family and two fur-babies.
I stumbled upon breast milk jewelry when I was nursing my first and loved the idea of having a keepsake. The idea of being able to capture and remember this special time in my life sounded like a fantastic idea, but I never ended up buying a piece of my own. I saved milk from my first two boys in hopes of designing a special piece of breast milk jewelry once we were done having kids. Now that our third (and final!) baby boy has arrived, my goal is to create a keepsake to represent all of my kids and my breastfeeding journey for years to come.
I struggled with breastfeeding both my boys, in very different ways, from low supply to being just barely enough. I worked with many lactation consultants, support groups, supplements, medications, endless hours of googling & researching -- you know the drill -- all so I could breastfeed my babies. But after all is said and done, I feel accomplished for being able to provide whatever I could for my babies. I went through it all again with our newest little one who arrived in December 2020.
All my struggles with breastfeeding gave me a desire to help create a keepsake for other moms who have both struggled and triumphed during this special nursing time in our lives. I would hear their stories while going to support group every week. What better way to celebrate than to have your own personal keepsake created uniquely for you!
And so, Liquid Goldsmith began, and I’ve fallen in love with all the beautiful pieces that I’ve been able to help other moms create to remember their amazing breastfeeding journeys. From the milk stone to the jewelry setting, everything is carefully handcrafted here locally in Arizona. I’m hoping I can help all of you create something special too!