Ellen Edwards is the founder of JewelsByElan.com. She started her accessory company back in the mid 80’s where she was located at Herald Square Center on 34thStreet in Manhattan. Ellen also was one of the original vendors in the Port Authority pushcart program and had an accessory section in the well know Barami store chain headquartered at 61st and Lexington Avenue in New York City. In addition to designing her own jewelry, she had a host of other accessory designers showcased in her stores. Ellen has taught jewelry design and “Turning Your Craft or Hobby into a Business” at the Learning Annex, Seminar Learning Center, Pratt, Parsons, St. John’s University, College of Mt. St. Vincent, Suny Purchase, Baruch, Manhattanville College, College of New Rochelle and a host of other continuing education programs. Ellen was invited to Pennsylvania by QVC to present her designs to the QVC buyers. After taking a few years break from designing, Ellen has come back more energize. She now has incorporated clothing into her mix.
Enjoy Shopping Again at
The Cotton Company
as featured on WNCN
Located in the Historic W.W. Holding Cotton Exchange Warehouse
Enjoy the most unique shopping experience in Wake Forest!
As you enter The Cotton Company you can browse over 50 booths stocked with the latest styles and brands including National Brands like Lokai, Lilly Pulitzer, Glory Haus, and Mud Pie; as well as local, handmade artisan products ranging from pottery, candles, bath and body, to jewelry, sweet snacks, and signs. Also enjoy visiting our resident artists and 1 photographer who have an eclectic assortment of art to fit many different styles.
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Looking for a venue for your wedding or next party?
We have 3,200 sq. ft. of historic event space upstairs in our Event Gallery. Contact our Event Director here for more information.
In 2015 The Cotton Company was Voted in the Top 3
Best of the Best for:
Favorite Store Overall
has ranked The Cotton Company #1 in the
Top 10 Raleigh Shopping Malls & Centers!
Travel Editors from Southern Living, Southern Accent, Cooking Light,
& Customer Reviews decide who makes the list
Anthemion Award for building preservation