Whitney Kurtz-Ogilvie's Profile

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Whitney and Paul are a husband-and-wife jewelry making team. Whitney is an Art Institute of Chicago-educated writer and jewelry maker whose interests include bead embroidery, beadweaving, metal clay and wireworking. Paul is a University of Aberdeen-educated writer, editor, graphic artist and jewelry maker; after years as a manuscript editor he discovered his natural talent for jewelry design, and he now shares Whitney's love of turning metal and rocks into gorgeous wearable art. His main interest is in wirework, but he has a talent for beadweaving too. Whitney and Paul's jewelry has been sold and displayed at art shows and artisan markets in Chicago and Kentucky, and they've run a thriving Etsy shop since 2009.

Whitney and Paul recently moved to Kentucky after living and working in Chicago for six years. Whitney teaches writing to grad students at the University of Kentucky, while Paul…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 31
  • Joined March 10, 2009

Favorite materials

Labradorite, spectrolite, rainbow moonstone, garnet, amethyst, blue topaz, London blue topaz, amber, freshwater pearl, chalcedony, and on and on

Shop

CircesHouse
Circe's House Handmade Bead and...

About

Whitney and Paul are a husband-and-wife jewelry making team. Whitney is an Art Institute of Chicago-educated writer and jewelry maker whose interests include bead embroidery, beadweaving, metal clay and wireworking. Paul is a University of Aberdeen-educated writer, editor, graphic artist and jewelry maker; after years as a manuscript editor he discovered his natural talent for jewelry design, and he now shares Whitney's love of turning metal and rocks into gorgeous wearable art. His main interest is in wirework, but he has a talent for beadweaving too. Whitney and Paul's jewelry has been sold and displayed at art shows and artisan markets in Chicago and Kentucky, and they've run a thriving Etsy shop since 2009.

Whitney and Paul recently moved to Kentucky after living and working in Chicago for six years. Whitney teaches writing to grad students at the University of Kentucky, while Paul runs the Etsy shop full time. They live with their seven much-beloved cats--Ash, Cleo, Ivy, Pippin, Hope, Baz, and Simon.

Find them on Facebook under Circe's House Handmade Jewelry!

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