Nancy Hoyt was born and raised in Oregon. She got her start in metal working in high school. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine and Applied Arts with an emphasis in Jewelry and metalsmithing.
She has been creating jewelry now for over 4 decades. She employs many different processes including lost wax casting and hand fabrication techniques. She creates custom wedding rings as well as fun and whimsical every day jewelry. Working in a wide range of styles, she uses yellow, white & rose gold and sterling silver, with precious and semi-precious gemstones to create her unique jewelry.