Kathy McSparran's Profile
How do you sum yourself up in a couple of paragraphs? From Wharton's business school to 15 years of stress on Wall Street to a second career as a Rollerblading instructor and adventure travel guide...to jewelry maker! That's me in a nutshell, I guess.
I made my first piece of jewelry - a simple stretchy bracelet - after finding myself irresistably drawn to the beautiful strings of beads on display in a craft store. It was love at first bracelet! Soon I was taking classes at my local bead shop and devouring everything I could find on the web and in the bookstores about jewelry making.
I started making pieces to match my favorite sun dresses, then other outfits, right down to bracelets and earrings to go with individual T-shirts! When I ran out of clothes, I faced a choice - either go buy more clothes or start making jewelry for others. Since I actually…
- Joined July 23, 2009