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Telling A Member’s Business Story: The Robin’s Nest

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has close to 500 AMAZING members. From restaurateurs to retailers and everything in between. They add a great amount of value to Liberty County and the surrounding area. Each member brings something unique to our chamber family, and we want to take time to highlight our members by telling their business stories. Today we’re telling the story of The Robin’s Nest, a local small business in downtown Hinesville.

Who are you and what is your member business?

My name is Samantha Lake. My sister Ryan Lewis and I both own The Robin’s Nest; we are a small business located at Martin Mercantile in downtown Hinesville. We create handcrafted items, specializing in clay and hand-sewn accessories.

                                              Owners of the Robin's Nest


What made you start your business?

My sister and I have always been very creative people. We tried making all sorts of artsy things. It took a while to find our footing but then Ryan started making clay jewelry first, and I continued making beaded jewelry. After a while, I decided to learn how to work with clay as well.

What’s an interesting fact about your business that most people don’t know?

Many people may not know that our business name comes from our stepdad. His name is Robin. Also, when you buy a set of our earrings, you buy a unique one-of-a-kind set. Even if someone asks us to remake a pair it will never be the same as the original.

Do you have any advice for new business owners?

Never stop trying! You’ll eventually get to where you need to be. We started by selling jewelry online through our Facebook and then we did makers markets. From there we met Rhonda Thomas, and she started carrying our jewelry in Molly Maxine. Now we primarily sell out of Martin Mercantile, another local small business in downtown Hinesville.

When you’re not working, where in Liberty County do you like to spend your time?

Samantha said that when she’s not working she enjoys spending time at home with her family.

sunny earrings

Photo provided by The Robin’s Nest


What made you join the Chamber? What value have you gotten out of your Chamber membership?  

We joined the Chamber because we felt that it would help us to grow our business. We also recognized the community of businesses the chamber has built. “Since joining I feel that the chamber has been a huge supporter of us and has made a great effort in promoting us just as much as they do their bigger members,” Samantha exclaimed.

Where can we reach you to utilize your services/shop with you?

People can find us at  Martin Mercantile. You can contact us online via our Facebook especially if you are looking to have something custom-made.


Little Mermaid EarringsPhoto provided by The Robin’s Nest


Telling a member’s business story is always important to us, especially when the local small business does so much to support all of those around them. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has close to 500 AMAZING members, and we love highlighting our incredible members by telling their business stories. Click here to view our membership directory. Want to read another member’s story? Check out Delectable Fruits & their awesome ice cream, handmade chocolates & more!

bumble bee earrings

Photo provided by The Robin’s Nest


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