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We, Nicole and Gerardo, are wife and husband artisans who work full time producing functional artifacts. We both work exclusively in our techniques: leathercraft and micro-macrame. and when we aren't building our business, we are building our community in beautiful Eugene, Oregon .

Gerardo began his career when, as a 19 year old, he picked up a pair of pincers and a roll of copper wire. He offered copper flowers to passers-by in exchange for a donation. Nicole specialized in music and writing until, when she was 23, she met Gerardo and he taught her how to macrame.

Both of us have since been evolving as artists with integrity and passion, making ornate, wearable art pieces for unique people. We hold true to our standards: every part of our work is made by our own four hands, made with quality and originality in mind, sold by us and at a…

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  • Joined August 18, 2010

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About

We, Nicole and Gerardo, are wife and husband artisans who work full time producing functional artifacts. We both work exclusively in our techniques: leathercraft and micro-macrame. and when we aren't building our business, we are building our community in beautiful Eugene, Oregon .

Gerardo began his career when, as a 19 year old, he picked up a pair of pincers and a roll of copper wire. He offered copper flowers to passers-by in exchange for a donation. Nicole specialized in music and writing until, when she was 23, she met Gerardo and he taught her how to macrame.

Both of us have since been evolving as artists with integrity and passion, making ornate, wearable art pieces for unique people. We hold true to our standards: every part of our work is made by our own four hands, made with quality and originality in mind, sold by us and at a fair price. Questions? Comments? Contact us!

Nicole wrote an article about how she learned to macrame with the artisans of South America. Check it out (and browse around the great site created by Dawn Standera of Soul Candy Jewelry):

http://macramecollective.com/news/?page_id=292

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