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It seems that no matter what other avenues of art I explore, I always come back to jewelry!
I have been a fused glass artist for the last seven or eight years, creating mostly bowls and platters, as well as glass panels, but, I discovered that I had a desire to make jewelry again .
I began making small glass cabochons, imbedding copper or fine silver wire between the layers of glass, to form bails and loops to hang beads from. Before long, I wanted a more sophisticated method of embellishing my artglass, and was thrilled to discover the amazing possibilities offered by PMC... precious metal clay! The more I experimented with this medium, the more I began to discover my own creative expression in the world of jewelry.
I was having so much fun working with PMC, that I began to work with the silver independent of the fused glass.
The years have become ever so much more fun and…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 27
  • Joined December 15, 2010

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Silver, Glass, Gemstones, PMC, Pearls, Chain, Dichroic Glass, Wire

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About

It seems that no matter what other avenues of art I explore, I always come back to jewelry!
I have been a fused glass artist for the last seven or eight years, creating mostly bowls and platters, as well as glass panels, but, I discovered that I had a desire to make jewelry again .
I began making small glass cabochons, imbedding copper or fine silver wire between the layers of glass, to form bails and loops to hang beads from. Before long, I wanted a more sophisticated method of embellishing my artglass, and was thrilled to discover the amazing possibilities offered by PMC... precious metal clay! The more I experimented with this medium, the more I began to discover my own creative expression in the world of jewelry.
I was having so much fun working with PMC, that I began to work with the silver independent of the fused glass.
The years have become ever so much more fun and interesting since I have begun the energetic dance of moving between one art form and another.
My new motto: Keep life interesting and exciting! Try everything that sparks your interest! Spread yourself thin, go out on a limb, and burn the candle at both ends!I like the idea of being all used up, when my time here is done.

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