Cynthia Byrd's Profile

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Hello, thanks for visiting my Etsy store! I am a graphic designer by trade, and have loved making things since I was a child. I've dabbled in jewelry design off and on over the years, but over the last five years began collecting beads to the point that I have to start selling this stuff before I can buy any more! I design by spreading out all of my beads and findings which are comprised of gemstones, pearls, crystals, glass, and sterling silver, and grouping things together that seem to fit. Everything I learned in art school comes into play—composition, balance, and color theory. Craftsmanship is also very important to me, and I strive to make pieces that are not only lovely, but that will last too.

I will be adding new items as I get them finished and photographed, so check back again for more. I take my pictures outside in natural daylight, and colors look accurate on my…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 21
  • Joined April 26, 2009

Favorite materials

Semi precious gemstones, pearls, sterling silver, Swarovski crystals, glass, leather

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    Cynthia Byrd Handmade Jewelry

About

Hello, thanks for visiting my Etsy store! I am a graphic designer by trade, and have loved making things since I was a child. I've dabbled in jewelry design off and on over the years, but over the last five years began collecting beads to the point that I have to start selling this stuff before I can buy any more! I design by spreading out all of my beads and findings which are comprised of gemstones, pearls, crystals, glass, and sterling silver, and grouping things together that seem to fit. Everything I learned in art school comes into play—composition, balance, and color theory. Craftsmanship is also very important to me, and I strive to make pieces that are not only lovely, but that will last too.

I will be adding new items as I get them finished and photographed, so check back again for more. I take my pictures outside in natural daylight, and colors look accurate on my monitor.

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