Women's Month Spotlight: Christa Harman
Ladies, Gents’, Queers, Gender Expansive Humans, and everyone under the sun, it's time to celebrate! Here at this woman-owned business, we couldn't be more thrilled to be a part of this incredible community. Not only do we recognize the powerful influence that women have had on our society, but we are also proud to stand alongside our fellow LGBTQIA brothers, sisters, trans, and non-binary, in celebrating the diversity and strength that we bring to the table.
We know that our accomplishments are not only limited to this month, but we're excited to take this time to pay tribute to the trailblazing women who have paved the way for us all. From Susan B. Anthony fighting for women's suffrage to Ruth Bader Ginsburg paving the way for gender equality, women have been breaking barriers and forging a path toward a better tomorrow for generations.
But let's not forget about the impact that being a part of the LGBTQIA community has on our lives as well. It's important for all of us to embrace the beautiful differences that make us who we are and fight for the rights and recognition that we all deserve.
So here's to all of the women who never back down from a challenge, who forge their own paths, and who stand tall and proud in their identities. We're honored to be a part of this incredible community and look forward to continuing to empower and support each other every step of the way.
For our new series, we’ve been working with women around Columbus to highlight their businesses through the medium of video. We’ve heard so many amazing stories and love sharing them with you all!
We got to sit down with Christa Harman, owner of Seventh Circle Glass, to learn about her story and artistic process.
The art of glass blowing is purposeful, unique, and creates one-of-a-kind pieces. Harman said it’s alive, and produces items that improve the daily experience.
“Glass blowing is a lot like dancing. People talk about fire being alive–it kind of moves and sometimes looks like it’s thinking”
Creating the pieces is amazing, but using them in daily life is another important part of the experience.
“It’s something that you want to use all the time, not just something that you stick in a China cabinet and never touch again,” Harman said.
Harman said she hopes their story speaks to others and inspires them to also pursue their dreams.
““It’s important to be a woman, it’s important to be a trans woman. It’s important to have these positions of power,” Harman said. It comes down to visibility to be visible in that position would give other people hope that they can also do the same thing.”
Christa, thank you for your time and energy. It's always a pleasure to have you in front of my camera. I appreciate you!
All photos are taken by Emma Parker Photography
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