GUILFORD — As Eva Solarski cautiously organized her handcrafted earrings in the exhibit at Vera Wolf jewelry shop, co-operator Wolf Guibbory talked about supporting this regional student’s task that advantages Ukraine.

Final thirty day period, the 14-year-outdated began selling a single-of-a-form earrings, in delicate tones of blue and yellow, to elevate cash for war-torn Ukraine

“I really feel like our whole purpose in staying on this earth is to assist each other,” Guibbory claimed. “So, it is not a thing that we’re carrying out which is great, it’s some thing that we’re executing that should really be anticipated of all of us.”

Eva Solarski has been making earrings for herself and friends for about a calendar year. It was this previous March that this eighth grader at E.C. Adams Center School begun crafting the baubles to provide.

“I definitely appreciate making earrings, so I assumed of earning earrings to market and then have all the funds donated to Ukraine,” she explained.


The younger jewellery designer chose 4 distinctive designs to concentration on. They are all dangle earrings, some made with seed beads and glass beads and others designed with semi-precious agate stones.

The original $150 financial commitment for this endeavor came from Eva Solarski’s birthday dollars and reward playing cards. The sterling silver earring wires ended up donated by Guibbory. They are $10 and $15, based on the structure.

In addition to Vera Wolf, the earrings can be uncovered at The Chicken Nest Salon & Gallery and An Inventive Contact each in Guilford.

On the weekends, Eva Solarski can also be discovered manning a folding desk, crammed with her jewels, downtown Guilford.

The earrings are so common that the youthful philanthropist is active producing, when also trying to keep up with her school work.

Colleen Saffo-Hunt, co-proprietor of An Inventive Touch, reported she has folks coming to the new shop exclusively requesting Eva Solarski’s types.

“She’s pretty common,” she stated. “She has a large heart. She’s a really sweet woman.”

Each Guibbory and Saffo-Hunt said some customers have not only purchased earrings, but, in addition, they have created monetary donations.

To day far more than $1,250 has been lifted.

This income will be divided, evenly, between 3 nonprofit corporations supporting Ukraine.

These contain Razom, that means “together” in Ukrainian, a New York-based firm that offers humanitarian, healthcare and military services help Nationwide Financial institution of Ukraine, which gives support to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and United4Ukraine, a nonprofit, commenced by Yale medical industry experts with Ukrainian roots, structured to elevate consciousness and cash for the state.

While her mothers and fathers, Stan and Sarah Solarski, have aided with a little bit of fiscal aid to hold the business afloat, they are brief to add that their key contribution is driving her to obtain materials and provide the completed item.

“She has been undertaking it all on her own,” claimed Sarah Solarski.

“We drove to Vera Wolf and The Chook Nest, but we had stated to her, ‘You require to do the conversing,’” she additional.

Sarah Solarski talked about increasing a compassionate boy or girl.

“I would say that what we really instilled her with is an independence of pondering and being correct to herself and caring for other people in common and getting empathetic toward other people,” she mentioned.

“I assume this is section of the result of individuals issues,” she additional.

Saffo-Hunt explained she is happy to be supporting this venture.

“For a 14-year-old woman to be accomplishing this, I consider, is just wonderful,” she mentioned. “We are so very pleased to have her in the shop.”

Steven Uccello, operator The Bird Nest Salon & Gallery, is also thrilled to have Eva Solarski’s get the job done in his gallery and to assistance her philanthropy.

“I imagine it is great, incredible,” he claimed. “She’s really proficient, incredibly bold. She’s the sweetest child.”

“She’s a excellent kid and I’m quite happy to do it, of program,” he extra. “To see how proficient and to see how generous her heart is, is absolutely inspiring for all people, but especially for other children. It’s just so great.”