About Goldbug Collection

THE PALMETTO BUG IS OFTEN AN UNWELCOME GUEST IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. TAKING INSPIRATION FROM THEIR ENTOMOLOGICAL FORM AND THE SHORT STORY “THE GOLD-BUG” BY EDGAR ALLEN POE, MINI HAS GILDED THESE INSECTS, ELEVATING THEM TO AN ART FORM THAT IS WORN OFTEN AND WITH PRIDE.

“IN CHARLESTON YOU LOOK UP AND SEE CHURCH STEEPLES AND LOOK DOWN AND SEE COCKROACHES; THESE ARE THE ICONS OF OUR HOLY CITY.”

MINI MARIANA HAY AND KATHLEEN HAY HAGOOD ARE THE SISTER ACT BEHIND THE GOLDBUGS. THEY ARE THE 4TH GENERATION AT THEIR FAMILY JEWELRY STORE CROGHAN'S JEWEL BOX IN CHARLESTON, SC. TOGETHER WITH THEIR TEAM IN SUNNY CHARLESTON, THEY SEND THE BUG LOVE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY!

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