JoAnne McClure's Profile

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17 years ago my husband & I took early retirement. We moved into the RV, sold the house to one of our 7 kids & hit the road. We're still living this lifestyle & loving the freedom it gives us. We go back to WA a couple of times a year to see our kids, & our 13 grandkids. We recently purchased a house on acreage in Arizona. While we intend to continue traveling, we now have a home base.

I have been a crafter as long as I can remember. Rocks are one of my passions. Cutting, grinding & hand polishing to make the gemstones I use in my jewelry is something I absolutely love doing. Then making them into the finished pendant, ring or other piece of wearable art is my idea of a little piece of Heaven on earth. We spend most of the year in Quartzsite, AZ, but most summers are spent mining for gold where ever it is to be found. We love being able to go wherever & whenever the mood takes…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 23
  • Joined March 14, 2009

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rocks, gemstones, jewelry, glass, gold, silver, copper, wire

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Wire Wrap Artistry by JoAnne & Terry

About

17 years ago my husband & I took early retirement. We moved into the RV, sold the house to one of our 7 kids & hit the road. We're still living this lifestyle & loving the freedom it gives us. We go back to WA a couple of times a year to see our kids, & our 13 grandkids. We recently purchased a house on acreage in Arizona. While we intend to continue traveling, we now have a home base.

I have been a crafter as long as I can remember. Rocks are one of my passions. Cutting, grinding & hand polishing to make the gemstones I use in my jewelry is something I absolutely love doing. Then making them into the finished pendant, ring or other piece of wearable art is my idea of a little piece of Heaven on earth. We spend most of the year in Quartzsite, AZ, but most summers are spent mining for gold where ever it is to be found. We love being able to go wherever & whenever the mood takes us.

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