Bonnie Hitchcock's Profile

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I have always loved art and creative projects of any kind. My first passion was ceramics but I have expanded my creative energy to several other venues.

While living on the eastern shore of Virginia, life was a slower pace. Where we took long walks on the beach. There we began to discover many sea treasures. We collected shells, driftwood, small stones, buoy, and of course sea glass. At first , I simply collected these objects as most people do,for novelty purposes,but while working in a frame shop, I begin to experiment with my new found treasures. I started creating three dimensional designs using seashells, small pieces of driftwood and the sea glass. I sold these framed works of art through the shop.

I knew that I wanted to expand my work with sea glass, falling in love with pieces I saw in craft show displays. Jewelry seemed to be the obvious…

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  • Joined May 29, 2011

About

I have always loved art and creative projects of any kind. My first passion was ceramics but I have expanded my creative energy to several other venues.

While living on the eastern shore of Virginia, life was a slower pace. Where we took long walks on the beach. There we began to discover many sea treasures. We collected shells, driftwood, small stones, buoy, and of course sea glass. At first , I simply collected these objects as most people do,for novelty purposes,but while working in a frame shop, I begin to experiment with my new found treasures. I started creating three dimensional designs using seashells, small pieces of driftwood and the sea glass. I sold these framed works of art through the shop.

I knew that I wanted to expand my work with sea glass, falling in love with pieces I saw in craft show displays. Jewelry seemed to be the obvious next step. I learned the art of sterling silver wire wrapping and begin to have fun designing and making jewelry using these precious jewels from the sea. Each piece of my jewelry is unique. The biggest challenge is finding two almost identical pieces.

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