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I am enthusiastic about a range of arts and crafts. I come from an immensely artistic family -- both sides of my family were artists or craftspeople who accomplished everything from woodturning to pottery and knitting to fine art. I think it's in the genes.

My current hobby, beading, which is what I feature on Etsy, was an interest that sprouted, unusually, in a high school anthropology class in which the class constructed - from scratch using a pattern - traditional Kiowa moccasins, complete with beaded embroidery.

I graduated with a BA in art history a few years ago, with an emphasis in studio art, and hope to pursue graduate studies in art history soon. In the meantime, while I also work full time at a bookstore and fill my head with all sorts if interesting things there, I spend my down time at home with a selection…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 22
  • Joined January 2, 2009

Favorite materials

glass beads, natural beads, shells, stones, metals

About

I am enthusiastic about a range of arts and crafts. I come from an immensely artistic family -- both sides of my family were artists or craftspeople who accomplished everything from woodturning to pottery and knitting to fine art. I think it's in the genes.

My current hobby, beading, which is what I feature on Etsy, was an interest that sprouted, unusually, in a high school anthropology class in which the class constructed - from scratch using a pattern - traditional Kiowa moccasins, complete with beaded embroidery.

I graduated with a BA in art history a few years ago, with an emphasis in studio art, and hope to pursue graduate studies in art history soon. In the meantime, while I also work full time at a bookstore and fill my head with all sorts if interesting things there, I spend my down time at home with a selection of beautiful beads in front of me and some good tunes on the speakers.

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