Kristin Costin raises money and awareness for Endometriosis at The Jeweled Warrior

About Kristin Costin

Kristin Costin, the visionary creator and proprietor of The Jeweled Warrior, stands as a testament to the transformative power of passion and perseverance. With a degree in Eastern Religion and Studio Arts from the University of Rochester, NY, Kristin's academic journey laid the foundation for her distinctive approach to entrepreneurship. Fueled by a profound love for the art of storytelling, Kristin embarked on a mission to intertwine her diverse experiences and passions into a singular, immersive experience at The Jeweled Warrior. From the intricate symbolism of Eastern spirituality to the boundless creativity of Studio Arts, Kristin's academic background serves as a guiding light in her pursuit of crafting meaningful connections through jewelry and art.

A Journey of Passion and Purpose

Kristin's journey traverses diverse landscapes, from her formative years in the restaurant industry to pivotal roles in events coordination and communications. Her tenure as an Events Coordinator and later as a Director of Communications honed her skills in website management, email campaigns, and social media marketing. However, it was her personal battle with endometriosis that truly shaped her path. For years, Kristin grappled with intractable, chronic pain, navigating a medical system that often dismissed her symptoms. Despite decades of internal turmoil, Kristin refused to succumb to silence. She embarked on a journey of advocacy, determined to shed light on the plight of women with endometriosis. Through her own experiences and tireless research, Kristin emerged as a fierce advocate, amplifying the voices of countless women who suffered in silence.

Empowering Connections Through The Jeweled Warrior

Today, Kristin's vision for The Jeweled Warrior extends beyond a mere gallery and gift shop—it's a sanctuary where stories intertwine, and purposeful purchasing meets sustainable craftsmanship. Rooted in her experiences and fueled by her advocacy, Kristin aims to foster creative gatherings where individuals are inspired to share their narratives. Through initiatives like the Jeweled EndoWarrior program, Kristin continues to champion causes close to her heart, ensuring regular fundraisers to help aid in research and awareness for endometriosis. With a steadfast commitment to empowerment and sustainability, Kristin invites you to join her in a journey of discovery and connection at The Jeweled Warrior.

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

-Maya Angelou.

Read more about my endometriosis journey HERE.

Check out my artwork HERE!