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Christine Gomez has been crafting her whole entire life (It all started with finger paints). Since the age of twenty her focus has been mainly on her true love—Gemstones. Receiving her Certificate as a Graduate of Gemology from the Gemological Institute of America, she has been making custom jewelry for over twenty years. Although gems and jewelry are her first love, there are many other things she loves to do to keep her hands busy, such as knitting, painting, and making beauty products. Her latest endeavor—writing, came about when the price of gold and silver became so expensive that it no longer allowed her to be creative, so she put down the hammer and mandrel and picked up the pen.
Three books and a year away from the bench, her search for swag lead her back to her first love, and working with alternative materials and metals. It has been this balance between craft and writing that keeps her creativity flowing without gett…

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  • Born on July 18
  • Joined April 13, 2012

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About

Christine Gomez has been crafting her whole entire life (It all started with finger paints). Since the age of twenty her focus has been mainly on her true love—Gemstones. Receiving her Certificate as a Graduate of Gemology from the Gemological Institute of America, she has been making custom jewelry for over twenty years. Although gems and jewelry are her first love, there are many other things she loves to do to keep her hands busy, such as knitting, painting, and making beauty products. Her latest endeavor—writing, came about when the price of gold and silver became so expensive that it no longer allowed her to be creative, so she put down the hammer and mandrel and picked up the pen.
Three books and a year away from the bench, her search for swag lead her back to her first love, and working with alternative materials and metals. It has been this balance between craft and writing that keeps her creativity flowing without getting too bored with one or the other.

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