Meet the Maker: Lauren Lester is a jewelry designer and founder of While Odin Sleeps currently located in Morgantown, North Carolina. She founded While Odin Sleeps in 2011, and after meeting her partner Scott Hughes or Obscura MFG in 2015, the couple moved to Western NC where their businesses, and their two dogs plan to stay for the next few years. Lauren is currently working on expanding WOS beyond jewelry. She’s teaming up with other female-owned and operated businesses to collaborate on new projects like apparel, accessories, home goods, and more. Lauren has a long term goal of opening up a storefront where she will showcase other small businesses and expand her team. We are excited to see what the future has in store for While Odin Sleeps!