Rebeca Mojica Chainmaille Jewelry In the News

Chicago Reader

July 2015

Two of Rebeca's pieces are featured, and her shop is named "Best Intimidating Jewelry" in the Chicago Reader's annual Best Of awards. (Poseidon's Embrace is shown in the online version and It'll Always Be Sears to Me appears in the print edition).



The Crafts Report Magazine

July 2014

Rebeca's chainmaille scarf is featured in the Christmas in July section.

Christmas In July Crafts Report



Huffington Post

June 2014

Poseidon's Embrace wins the award for Best Jewelry Making in the first annual Craftys Awards.

micromaille chainmaille necklace in Huff Post


The Crafts Report Magazine

February 2014

Profile in Success: Artistic Evolution
by Stephanie Finnegan

Rebeca Mojica and her work are featured in this 5-page article discussing Rebeca's signature chainmaille style, the beginnings of Blue Buddha Boutique, the chainmaille jewelry industry in general and the opening of Blue Buddha's brick and mortar retail store.

 Profile in Success artist Rebeca Mojica and her chainmail jewelry


The Entrepreneur Review

February 2014

Profile of jewelry artist Rebeca Mojica and her company Blue Buddha Boutique.

Chicago entrepreneur and artist Rebeca Mojica


The Crafts Report Magazine

December 2013

Rebeca's Celtic Filigree Pendant  appears in the Trends 2014 section.

Jewelry Trends



Bead&Button Magazine

October 2013

chainmaille inlay with anodized aluminum jump rings from Blue Buddha Boutique


Organic Spa Magazine

September/October 2013

anodized aluminum chainmaille jewelry necklace


The Huffington Post - Style Section

September 25 2013

statement necklace in elemental fire colors


The Crafts Report Magazine

May 2012

Rebeca Mojica with craft show jewelry booth



Michigan Avenue Magazine

April/May 2012

Rebeca's jewelry at the Museum of Contemporary Art Gift Shop is mentioned in the article Perfect Presents at Museum Gift Shops.

"…Favorites include tabletop items from Jia, jewelry from Chicago's Rebeca Mojica and flatware by famed architect Zaha Hadid."


The Crafts Report Magazine

February 2012

Rebeca's Shaggy Scales necklace is shown on the cover.




Copper in the Arts (

February 2012

Copper in The Arts



December 2011

Rebeca Mojica on Refinery29

Photo by: Larry Sanders



November 2011

Photo by: Larry Sanders


Metromix Chicago

November 2011

Photo by: Larry Sanders


Chicago Reader

August 2011

Rebeca's chainmaille mesh ring is featured as part of the Local Wares section. "If a diamond is forever, what does chain mail say?"


Art Jewelry Magazine

July 2011

Rebeca's haute couture piece “Poseidon's Embrace” is featured as part of the gallery section of this issue. Visit to see her piece and many other inspiring creations.

Photo by: Larry Sanders



Metro Mix

December 2010

Rebeca's Poseidon's Embrace necklace was featured at the "One of a Kind" Art & Craft Show at the Merchandise Mart. It is photo #14 of 35 in the slide show at MetroMix. This item was also the featured art work on the show's signature shopping bags.

Photo by: Larry Sanders

December 2010

Rebeca Mojica and the Blue Buddha Boutique booth at the "One of a Kind" Art & Craft Show at the Merchandise Mart.


Art Jewelry Magazine

September 2010

Rebeca's “It’ll always be Sears to Me” sculpture was featured in the Beyond Jewelry section of this issue.


The Jewelry Connection on

November 2009

Rebeca spoke with Mona Hair and Dr. Gail Devoid and answered listener questions in a 3-part video/radio interview. Rebeca tells how she discovered chainmaille and what inspires her as an artist.


Art-on TV

October 2009

Rebeca Mojica was a featured artist on Art-onTV this fall. During the interview, she talks about how she got started in chainmaille and shows off some of her fancier pieces, like the Sears Tower sculpture and the micromaille necklace Poseidon's Embrace.


Chicago Tribune

August 2007


The Craft Mafia: These do-it-yourselfers have a secret: It's better to work together
by Becky Schlikerman
photos by Heather Stone
The craft scene is exploding in Chicago, and this article describes how the Chicago Craft Mafia (part of the national Craft Mafia) and the Renegrade Craft Fair are supporting the new generation of local crafters and helping define the industry.

At the top of the article is Blue Buddha Boutique founder Rebeca Mojica with her black chainmaille scarf.