Addi Rae Mendes is an artist and jeweler from Exeter, RI. Expressing an interest in jewelry from a young age, she has been developing her skills through her teenage years. She began by enhancing her beadwork abilities and more recently exploring the field of metalwork, especially by working with silver, producing intricate pieces such as necklaces, earrings, and rings. Her pieces are all made with love and care, and her creative process is embodied in beautiful accessories that exhibit the special homemade and handcrafted effect that is widely known and loved. Having a strong and positive reputation among her many clients in Rhode Island, her handmade products can be found in several shops around the Newport and Wickford area, as well as on her website.