Repousse’ is a metalworking technique that has been around since 400 B.C. It was originally used by the Greeks by applying a pushing forward method to metals. Chuck Rhoads creates handmade Repousse’ plates and trays. Chuck is a retired art teacher who creates the designs and hand-makes each piece of artwork. These plates have been accepted into the Mississippi Craftsman Guild, 2020. Chuck has received many awards which include: the Thad Cochran Distinguished Arts Educator Award by the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education in 2004; the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts for the Arts in Education by Governor Haley Barbour and the Mississippi Arts commission in 2011; Mississippi Art Educator of the year by the National Art Education Association in 2019; and National Educator of the year 2020 by Keep America Beautiful.
What Makes Our Products Great?This one of a kind gift is perfect for any occasion. A gift for your boss, birthday, weddings as a gift for the bride or for bridesmaids, Christmas and other holidays or just to collect them . Each piece has a personal touch to them from the artist hands as he hand makes each one.
What makes us most proud of producing Genuine MS products?Mississippi has a grand heritage for its craftsman's. By creating and making the Repousse’ plates and trays, Chuck carries the tradition of the fine quality that has made Mississippi we'll know throughout the United States.
How does buying Genuine MS products make a difference here in Mississippi?By buying Mississippi products, you are investing back into the people who are developing these products.
Why should people seek out and buy Genuine MS products?Genuine Mississippi products are the best in the state. These products have the highest quality guidelines to insure the consumer that they are receiving in their purchase. The attention that each company and individuals who are members of Genuine MS members are dedicated to the development of the quality of their products to produce the finest product.
Here are a few locations where you can find our products.
Craftmen's Guild of Mississippi
Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi, Pearl, MS, USA
Mississippi Made & More
Mississippi Made & More, 4600 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Pacesetter Gallery, 310 Ridge Way, Flowood, MS, USA
Peterson's, 1400 Washington Street, Vicksburg, MS, USA
Genuine MS Store
Mississippi Farmers Market, High Street, Jackson, MS, USA
Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi
950 Rice Road, Ridgeland, MS, USA