Shirley A. Cahela is a local artist who specializes in designing and creating fine Jewelry using a variety of beads, crystals, natural stones, and pearls. She has been living in Ocean Springs with her family since 2002. Since 2007, she has been creating unique jewelry pieces from a variety of beads, including glass, natural pearls, ceramics, crystals, and natural stones. She has been a member of and participated at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center’s Saturday Art Markets, and other local art festivals. Shirley’s jewelry is in display at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center Gift Shop, and at the Ohr/O’Keefe Museum Store in Biloxi. She repairs and restores vintage jewelry for local clients, and she shows her jewelry at private parties by invitation only.