Irina's Profile

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Having retired last year from almost 40 years career in Web Design and Development of interactive adult training, for the 10th time in my life, at least, I was faced with the question, “What am I going to do when I grow up?” The answer I found was to stick with one of many hobbies I enjoyed through the years - making jewelry. I started a jewelry shop on Etsy, but making jewelry and especially selling them went nowhere near as fast as my acquiring of more and more supplies to produce them. So here I am, in possession of all these beautiful precious and gem stones, cabochons, Swarovski crystals, glass beads, and all sorts of wire, without much chance of using them all, even I live to be a hundred.

So the next logical step was inviting other people to come in possession of these beauties and put them to good use – hence, the GemsBeadsEtc Jewelry Supply shop on Etsy came to…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 1
  • Joined February 1, 2010

Favorite materials

gemstones beads, cabochons, antiqued brass, copper, silver wire, seed beads, Swarovski crystals, unique presious and semiprecious stone pendants

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About

Having retired last year from almost 40 years career in Web Design and Development of interactive adult training, for the 10th time in my life, at least, I was faced with the question, “What am I going to do when I grow up?” The answer I found was to stick with one of many hobbies I enjoyed through the years - making jewelry. I started a jewelry shop on Etsy, but making jewelry and especially selling them went nowhere near as fast as my acquiring of more and more supplies to produce them. So here I am, in possession of all these beautiful precious and gem stones, cabochons, Swarovski crystals, glass beads, and all sorts of wire, without much chance of using them all, even I live to be a hundred.

So the next logical step was inviting other people to come in possession of these beauties and put them to good use – hence, the GemsBeadsEtc Jewelry Supply shop on Etsy came to live.

This, in quite a few (no, I have to confess – many) words describes the birth of this shop.

Even if you read this far, you have probably achieved the limits of your curiosity about my crafting, and otherwise, background. So I stop right here hoping that you will visit my shop, and be able to find at lest some of what you were looking for.

Have a pleasant and fruitful shopping and, as I add new items to my inventory all the time, please come back when you need more.

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