Photo by:  Tristan Weaver

Photo by: Tristan Weaver

About Sam

Day in the life by: Tristan Weaver

Sam Tyson is a metalsmith and jeweler working in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He recently completed a BA in Jewelry and Metals from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Traditional tattoos are a notable aesthetic influence in Sam’s work. He may draw inspiration from the less polished side of life, but craftsmanship is still a pillar of his philosophy. Sam’s work often features detail on every face of the piece. You may be surprised what you find if you’re willing to take a close look.