Me & Sustainability

 

 

Hello! My name is Gabrielle Soliz and I'm the name and brain behind Such A 4! I'm honored you're here, supporting me and showing my art some love. 

Ive been in the restaurant industry for 15 years. Once I had my son, Liam, my anxiety and adhd got much worse. So much so that my last serving job was in 2018 when I decided for my mental health I needed to quit on the spot. 
About a year later I started wondering what I could do if I wasn’t going to get a conventional job. I had always wanted to work for myself, own a business and do something create. So my partner, Rory, signed me up for a hand building ceramics class. I really enjoyed it but didn’t see it taking off for me. 

Fast forward to January 2020. I haven’t worked a conventional job in almost two years. Being a stay at home mom wasn’t fulfilling me. I needed more for myself. I revisited the Clay idea but this time with jewelry on my mind. I’m high school I always had the biggest loudest earrings on! Rainbow hoops, big studs whatever. I played with that idea and came across polymer clay. That was it. This was my thing! I’ve never really stick to something like this before but this was my thing I felt like it was “my calling”. And it helped me manage my anxiety and adhd more than I ever thought it could.

Here I am almost 2 years later and doing better than I ever imagined. Each piece is a piece of me, my mind and my hands. 

The name Such A 4 came about because I am an enneagram 4w5. The Free Spirit. I'm creative, investigative, authentic, introspective and deep. I feel everything. And analyze the world around me. Such A 4 is my outlet to create and be my most individualistic self. To express how I feel in a given moment. 

I tend to create pieces in the moment based on what has most recently inspired me. Whether that's interior design, architecture or fine art. My business relies on my passion for shapes and colors and for the harmony they can create. Yet, I'm an ever changing human and my art reflects that.

Sharing my art with you is nothing short of amazing and to see you purchase and wear my art is even more incredible. So thank YOU for loving a part of me. 

 

*If you'd like to find out what enneagram number you are take the free test on www.truity.com or pay $12 for the extensive 45 minute test (which I highly recommend) at www.enneagraminstitute.com

 

*If you are interested in becoming a wholesaler click my wholesale tab in the drop down menu. 

*photo above is my family and I (Liam our 5.5 year old and my partner Rory) 

 

*Local in Denver, CO 

 

 

SUSTAINABILITY

Here at Such A 4, sustainability is one of my highest values. I can admit to not being perfect about sustainability in our home but everyday we do our best and in my business I've made it a value to uphold. For me, you, and most importantly our planet. Our planet has always needed us to step up and be mindful of our footprint but now more than ever this is crucial. I'm doing my part so that you can feel good about your purchases and to make it easy for you to choose our planet. 

Made out of polymer clay, these earrings are very durable and lightweight. I spend much time sanding each piece to give it that baby smooth finish. You can rest assured that the post on your earring is incredibly secure. I mill the post into the clay and adhere it with liquid clay making for a clean finish that will last you a lifetime. 

I make most pieces to order, eliminating waste of product. 

*Your package comes boxed in:

 

  • 100% post-consumer and post-industrial content
  • Fully recyclable and biodegradable
  • Absolutely NO virgin fiber content
  • Made in the USA
  • Your pieces will come beautifully packaged in GreenWay® 100% recycled jewelry box

  • I’ve partnered up with NoIssue to bring you 100% compostable, recyclable and reusable thank you cards and tissue paper
  • Consider the handmade nature of each piece. No two will be identical. Each one is made just for you, wearable art you can be proud of.