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I love antiques and find so many things about them inspiring. History, design, color, texture and atmosphere to mention just a few. Whether vintage or antique, buttons share all these things too.
I loved old buttons as a child and, as an adult, I run across them all the time when I'm antiquing. For centuries people have been creating beautiful buttons and I think they add a wonderful facet to jewelry.
There are so many resources for the artist and designer. I enjoy working with tools and learning new techniques.
I enjoy the technical side of making jewelry and the mechanics of putting things together. Add to that the individuality and beauty of the buttons and antique or vintage components; and creativity and hard work become a pleasure.
It seems to me that the unique appeal of Etsy is that it offers a chance to everyone to do a work that they love and…

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  • Joined August 13, 2010

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old jewelry, antique buttons, glass, enamel, fabric, found items, bits and pieces of the past, metal work, salvage, ephemera, the beauty and rustic appeal of natural materials and organic things

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About

I love antiques and find so many things about them inspiring. History, design, color, texture and atmosphere to mention just a few. Whether vintage or antique, buttons share all these things too.
I loved old buttons as a child and, as an adult, I run across them all the time when I'm antiquing. For centuries people have been creating beautiful buttons and I think they add a wonderful facet to jewelry.
There are so many resources for the artist and designer. I enjoy working with tools and learning new techniques.
I enjoy the technical side of making jewelry and the mechanics of putting things together. Add to that the individuality and beauty of the buttons and antique or vintage components; and creativity and hard work become a pleasure.
It seems to me that the unique appeal of Etsy is that it offers a chance to everyone to do a work that they love and offer it up to others. How great is that?!

Note..I just visited the Etsy Community Success Symposium featuring speaker April Bowles "Achieving Your Creative Goals". I loved what she had to say and the concrete tips and advice she has. Being still new to etsy, I really appreciate the support to be had through their community and this was the best yet. Thanks, I hope everyone will attend it, too.

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