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"I don't make beautiful jewelry. I find amazing things, make them wearable, and try to do them justice in the process." -D Kanester

I am an alumna of the GIA (Gemological Institute of America), having acquired my AJP and completed a class on basic repair and stone setting. Someday, I would LOVE to get my GG, but for now, that's on the back burner, so to speak. I spend my time playing with new designs that come to me, hunting down amazing stones to work with, and grabbing more bench techniques where I can find them.
Do what you love and you'll just be a happier person:) If that love helps you pay the rent, well, that is my definition of success:)

My haiku:
"Tedious wirewrap
Painstakingly intense task
Lowers…

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  • Female
  • Joined January 28, 2010

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Colored stones, ornamental stones, copper, sterling, goldfilled, brass

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DKanester
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About

"I don't make beautiful jewelry. I find amazing things, make them wearable, and try to do them justice in the process." -D Kanester

I am an alumna of the GIA (Gemological Institute of America), having acquired my AJP and completed a class on basic repair and stone setting. Someday, I would LOVE to get my GG, but for now, that's on the back burner, so to speak. I spend my time playing with new designs that come to me, hunting down amazing stones to work with, and grabbing more bench techniques where I can find them.
Do what you love and you'll just be a happier person:) If that love helps you pay the rent, well, that is my definition of success:)

My haiku:
"Tedious wirewrap
Painstakingly intense task
Lowers blood pressure" - D. Kanester

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