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I adore color and pattern. That's why I fell in love with gemstone beads. The patterns in the stones are mesmerizing and the colors astounding. Each one is a work of art. I love trying new combinations of stone. I also feel a deep attraction to seed beads, because they come in such a huge array of colors. My designs trend toward the uncomplicated side of the design spectrum, but every detail is carefully considered. Simple is not the same as plain.
I love creating things but I also love science! I studied ecology and environmental science in college and grad school. I worked in environmental education for sometime. Of course, things don't always turn out like we plan and I found myself needing to be a full time caregiver. Knitting and beading became my sanity savers. I was amazed to find that the more I made the more ideas I had for new items. I never really considered myself much of a creative…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 2
  • Joined June 16, 2011

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gemstone beads, metal beads, seed beads

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I adore color and pattern. That's why I fell in love with gemstone beads. The patterns in the stones are mesmerizing and the colors astounding. Each one is a work of art. I love trying new combinations of stone. I also feel a deep attraction to seed beads, because they come in such a huge array of colors. My designs trend toward the uncomplicated side of the design spectrum, but every detail is carefully considered. Simple is not the same as plain.
I love creating things but I also love science! I studied ecology and environmental science in college and grad school. I worked in environmental education for sometime. Of course, things don't always turn out like we plan and I found myself needing to be a full time caregiver. Knitting and beading became my sanity savers. I was amazed to find that the more I made the more ideas I had for new items. I never really considered myself much of a creative persson. Now I can't stop!
I live in the Metro Detroit area with my two teenage sons a great big hairy black beastie of a dog and three loving and lovely cats.

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