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Q: Why the shop name BlackCatDesign?
A: I LOVE cats! Currently, I have 2 cats, Licorice & Coconut. When I started my shop I was looking for cute clip art & I found a black cat I loved. Since then, I learned the black cat was a symbol of healing in Ancient Egypt (something I'm interested in). Since most ppl were illiterate, doctors would advertise themselves with the symbol of a black cat.

Q: Where do you live? Where do you make your art?
A: I live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It's 45 min south of Denver. It's quite scenic here (Garden of the Gods is a very famous park with amazing red rock formations) & the weather is perfect - over 300 SUNNY days per year! Right now, I make my art & jewelry in my home studio.

>> See the items in my shop:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/BlackCatDesign?ref=hdr…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 3
  • Joined April 19, 2008

Favorite materials

Tibetan pendants, crosses, Swarovski crystals, Swarovski pearls, Sterling silver, awareness ribbons, turquoise, amber, healing stones, marcasite

About

Q: Why the shop name BlackCatDesign?
A: I LOVE cats! Currently, I have 2 cats, Licorice & Coconut. When I started my shop I was looking for cute clip art & I found a black cat I loved. Since then, I learned the black cat was a symbol of healing in Ancient Egypt (something I'm interested in). Since most ppl were illiterate, doctors would advertise themselves with the symbol of a black cat.

Q: Where do you live? Where do you make your art?
A: I live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It's 45 min south of Denver. It's quite scenic here (Garden of the Gods is a very famous park with amazing red rock formations) & the weather is perfect - over 300 SUNNY days per year! Right now, I make my art & jewelry in my home studio.

>> See the items in my shop:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/BlackCatDesign?ref=hdr

>> Learn more about me:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/BlackCatDesign/about/

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