Opening this bead shop has been a dream come true for me. I fell in love with beads as a young girl, during a time in my youth when my family participated in Black Powder. It was a crazy experience, but the artisans that I met and the beadwork that I was introduced to, set the stage for me to grow up with a genuine love and appreciation for the art and history of beads.
I spent many years working in the fabulous retail scene here in Portland as an assistant buyer and in purchasing & inventory, but my heart has always belonged to small business, and supporting indie and craft artisans.
When I'm not tending my Etsy shops, I enjoy flower and vegetable gardening, chasing after my kids, preserving my homegrown food and dabbling in a few crochet projects. I work full time outside the home for a local school district and enjoy getting to play with my beads in my…
- Born on July 13
- Joined December 7, 2010
- Portland, OR, United States