Pam and Donna's Profile
The designers of Silver Sage Arts are mother-daughter artists Donna Hoyt and Pam Nayden.
Pam earned a degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in Jewelry Design at Towson University.
When I was seven years old, I was briefly hospitalized with pneumonia. To keep me occupied, my mom bought me a kit containing a bead loom and an assortment of seed beads. I promptly set to work making bracelets for all the nurses (and quite a few for myself.) And so, the joy of what has become a life-long passion for collecting beads and creating beaded jewelry began. I progressed from stringing and weaving those early seed bead bracelets and rings to macrame necklaces strung with African trade beads. ( It was the early seventies after all.) Then, in high school I bought a spool of brass wire from the local hardware store and began to design wire-work earrings. Once I perfected…
- Joined June 1, 2012