Antoinette Martinez's Profile
I am a self-taught jewelry maker that was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, moved to the Chicagoland Suburbs, then moved back to the bay area just recently. I am married to a wonderfully supportive man and am the mother of 5 terrific children, 4 girls and 1 boy. My studio is located is a small alcove off our family room which I retreat to every chance I get.
I get my inspiration from just about anything I look at. I love looking outside and seeing different pieces of jewelry in everything that "Mother Nature" has on display. I'll look at a box of crayons or paint chips and see how I can coordinate different stones in a necklace or bracelet that I am working on. I pride myself on using the best materials available to me. I first started selling my pieces at art & craft shows then moved on to "home parties".
You will find a wide…
- Born on August 28
- Joined January 10, 2009