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Hi! My name's Jenny Hoople, my business is Authentic Arts. I make men's jewelry from natural elements (shell, wood, stone, bone) and am well know for leaving fossil covered rocks and lichen covered branches all over the coffee table!

I live near Madison, Wisconsin and work part-time in a library. I married a little Mexican who I met while working on an organic farm! We had an awesome bunny!! (Our bunny, Pisky, passed away 11 May 2010. See her obituary and more about her here http://jennyhoople.com/about/pisky/ ) I grew up on a back-to-the-land farm, graduated from college with a bachelor of arts in fine arts with a concentration in ceramic sculpture and a minor in geology.

I’m passionate about the idea that authenticity of materials, experience and relationships leads directly to a more fulfilling and meaningful life. W…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 29
  • Joined November 5, 2011

Favorite materials

shell, wood, stone, bone, gemstone, linen, silk, wool, cotton, leather

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About

Hi! My name's Jenny Hoople, my business is Authentic Arts. I make men's jewelry from natural elements (shell, wood, stone, bone) and am well know for leaving fossil covered rocks and lichen covered branches all over the coffee table!

I live near Madison, Wisconsin and work part-time in a library. I married a little Mexican who I met while working on an organic farm! We had an awesome bunny!! (Our bunny, Pisky, passed away 11 May 2010. See her obituary and more about her here http://jennyhoople.com/about/pisky/ ) I grew up on a back-to-the-land farm, graduated from college with a bachelor of arts in fine arts with a concentration in ceramic sculpture and a minor in geology.

I’m passionate about the idea that authenticity of materials, experience and relationships leads directly to a more fulfilling and meaningful life. Welcome to the Handmade Revolution! Que viva!

Check out my other Etsy shop full of natural stone jewelry: http://AuthenticStone.etsy.com

Want to know more about how I price my work, what my shipping policies are or how refunds/exchanges/repairs are handled? Check out my Shop Policies: http://www.etsy.com/shop/AuthenticMen/policy

Are you a fellow creator of natural or nature-inspired crafts and/or art? Submit a photo or blog post to the Crafting Nature gallery (that I curate!) for some free publicity! http://craftingnature.com

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Connecting Websites:
http://twitter.com/jennyhoople/
http://facebook.com/authenticarts/

My Blog Websites:
http://jennyhoople.com/blog/
http://jennyhoople.tumblr.com/

Indie and Craft Blogs I've been featured on:
http://www.colourlovers.com/blog/2010/11/28/cultural-color-differences-mexico-usa
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2010/05/how-to_falling_water_beaded_ne.html
http://www.handmadenews.org/article/index.php?id=3790
http://papernstitchblog.com/2010/05/25/falling-water-necklace-beading-tutorial/
http://epherielldesigns.com/handmade-accoutre-animal-vegetable-mineral
http://www.senioritis.co/2010/04/featured-artist-authentic-arts.html
http://blog.theapronthief.com/each-day/2010/10/etsy-find-daily-authentic-arts.html
http://papernstitchblog.com/2011/07/18/make-this-drilled-natural-stone-jewelry-tutorial/

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