Local Artisan of the day is Maria Tash. Maria Tash is a jewelry brand founded in 1993 by jewelry designer Maria Tash. Tash's collection and speciality is fine jewelry for body piercing. She was one of the forerunners for making high-end, fashionable, body jewelry using precious metals, stones and sophisticated designs. Since then her collection has evolved into a full jewelry line with rings, earrings, necklaces and more. The shop also offers body piercings.