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Hi! My name is Jeanie. My main shop on etsy is JeanieSchlegel, and this one is where I decided to showcase my work of a darker nature, and where I can freely unleash the 'horror junkie' part of me.

I am a family/self taught artist and have been in business since 1992. When I started, I was making gothic and Victorian jewellery in the Toronto subculture scene, and over the years it evolved into alternative bridal, Renaissance, and insane fabulousness.

This is my full time job and life long passion! My family owned and operated a jeweler's and opticians store from 1847 - 1921 (photos of the shop can be seen on my facebook page). Eventually, the odds, ends and supplies were passed to me which I now share with you in each piece I create.

My inspiration comes…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 19
  • Joined August 2, 2011

Favorite materials

Vintage and antique costume jewellery, brass, crystal, resin, clay, lucite, found objects, lace scraps, rhinestones, and anything else I can get my hands on

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About

Hi! My name is Jeanie. My main shop on etsy is JeanieSchlegel, and this one is where I decided to showcase my work of a darker nature, and where I can freely unleash the 'horror junkie' part of me.

I am a family/self taught artist and have been in business since 1992. When I started, I was making gothic and Victorian jewellery in the Toronto subculture scene, and over the years it evolved into alternative bridal, Renaissance, and insane fabulousness.

This is my full time job and life long passion! My family owned and operated a jeweler's and opticians store from 1847 - 1921 (photos of the shop can be seen on my facebook page). Eventually, the odds, ends and supplies were passed to me which I now share with you in each piece I create.

My inspiration comes from all over the place - antique photographs, architecture, fabrics, nature, music, and art. I love custom work and thrill at the opportunity to work with a client to bring their own creative vision to life.

To view my other work and feedback, please visit www.jeanieschlegel.etsy.com

Find me on FACEBOOK:
Dreadful Pleasures
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dreadful-Pleasures/149670135124720

Jeanie Schlegel: Jewellery Artist
https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Jeanie-Schlegel-Jewellery-Artist/100327066705687


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