Over the years, I have tried my hand at a variety of arts & crafts, from leather work to carpentry, from crochet to painting. Raised in a family of carpenters, blacksmiths, machinists, welders, sewers, painters and avid hobbyists, I learned early on to value the beauty and artistry of hand-made work. I started crocheting when I was 5 years old. I enjoy crochet greatly: It is easy to carry with me, especially thread crochet. It is not as challenging to me as jewelry, perhaps because I have been doing crochet for so many years. I believe I have finally found my calling in lapidary and jewelry arts.
In May of '94 my family and I (Chris, my husband, Kaisha, my stepdaughter, and Sean, my son, with Bri coming along in 1998) moved to Lockwood. We found fossil shells and imprints, and lots of lovely round rocks just right for encouraging stubborn goats to go back to their barn. The kids and I were…
- Born on July 29
- Joined December 3, 2009