Stephanie Sadler's Profile
A SHORT ( BUT INTERESTING) HISTORY*
* Involves bumpy dirt roads and small Colombian village
Nestled deep in the Andes mountains of Colombia is a tiny village. Mules amble along dirt roads, staple foods are plantain, rice and yucca, and it’s not unusual for people who live there to have little to no access to hot water or internet. At the beginning of 2011, I arrived, the only foreigner for miles.
To occupy my time, I joined a local course on how to make decorative art pieces from guadua (similar to bamboo). When the classes ended, I carried on, teaching myself to create unique jewelry.
During this time, I met some incredibly talented and resourceful Colombians. They were using the same material to design candle holders, jewelry boxes and home décor. Then other...
- Born on December 28
- Joined March 30, 2011