Jan C. Lane's Profile

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I used to enjoy shopping the Labor Day flea market which takes over my little town. It was a wonderful treasure trove of vintage and antique items; everything from jewelry to clothes to furniture. Vintage things are endearing for their history and their ability to connect us to our pasts. My jewelry was born out of this love of old things. I use an eclectic selection of vintage, destash and carefully selected new beads and findings in my jewelry. I enjoy the challenge of learning a new technique and am currently teaching myself off-loom bead weaving. My goal is to create beautiful, classic (or sometimes quirky) pieces that are suitable for a variety of occasions.

I don't live near DC, Richmond or Virginia Beach. I live in the mountains of Virginia near the North Carolina line. I have one kitty, a huge fabric stash, a fairly large yarn stash, and a jewelry stash that's…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 9
  • Joined September 29, 2011

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vintage beads, reclaimed materials, rescued goodies, destash lots, shiny stuff

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About

I used to enjoy shopping the Labor Day flea market which takes over my little town. It was a wonderful treasure trove of vintage and antique items; everything from jewelry to clothes to furniture. Vintage things are endearing for their history and their ability to connect us to our pasts. My jewelry was born out of this love of old things. I use an eclectic selection of vintage, destash and carefully selected new beads and findings in my jewelry. I enjoy the challenge of learning a new technique and am currently teaching myself off-loom bead weaving. My goal is to create beautiful, classic (or sometimes quirky) pieces that are suitable for a variety of occasions.

I don't live near DC, Richmond or Virginia Beach. I live in the mountains of Virginia near the North Carolina line. I have one kitty, a huge fabric stash, a fairly large yarn stash, and a jewelry stash that's rapidly catching up with both of them.

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