Kaminer Haislip renders a fluent balance between aesthetic and function in her silver designs created in her downtown Charleston, South Carolina studio. Her handcrafted original household and jewelry pieces have been commissioned for private collections and featured in many publications including Metalsmith, Eidé, Elle Decor, Garden & Gun, Southern Living and Charleston Weddings. Kaminer has exhibited her work nationally and internationally, winning such awards as the 2014 Samuel Gaillard Stoney Conservation Craftsmanship Award, the 2012 Made in the South Award (Home category of Garden & Gun magazine) and the 2011 Eric Berg Prize for Excellence in Metal. In 2015 she collaborated with Reese Witherspoon's Southern lifestyle company, Draper James, on a silver bowl. Kaminer has taught several classes and workshops at Winthrop University and was honored with the 2014 Faculty Leadership Award from the Art Institute of Charleston.