JoDene Moneuse's Profile

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Thanks so much for taking the time to read a little about me! I quit my good day job 20 years ago to stay home and raise our family. I have always been artistic, so while I was home being mom, I painted murals and furniture with a play pen at my side. I was so happy to find a way to help with the finances and still be able to be a volunteer mom at their school, or on the sidelines at every sports game along the way. About 5 years ago I decided to go in a slightly different creative direction and took a forging metals class at Ringling School of Art. My teachers comment about me was that I was his most "enthusiastic student" and from that moment on, I was hooked! I built a lovely little studio under our house, overlooking our backyard and have enjoyed every moment I've been able to work in it.
Our children are now grown, so I have gone back to a "real" job again, selling real estate on the beautiful island I…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 22
  • Joined January 31, 2011

Favorite materials

Sterling silver, stones and beads that say buy me, found objects that could become jewelry

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Metalsmith Jewelry handmade with a Smile

About

Thanks so much for taking the time to read a little about me! I quit my good day job 20 years ago to stay home and raise our family. I have always been artistic, so while I was home being mom, I painted murals and furniture with a play pen at my side. I was so happy to find a way to help with the finances and still be able to be a volunteer mom at their school, or on the sidelines at every sports game along the way. About 5 years ago I decided to go in a slightly different creative direction and took a forging metals class at Ringling School of Art. My teachers comment about me was that I was his most "enthusiastic student" and from that moment on, I was hooked! I built a lovely little studio under our house, overlooking our backyard and have enjoyed every moment I've been able to work in it.
Our children are now grown, so I have gone back to a "real" job again, selling real estate on the beautiful island I am lucky enough to call home. I have had to take away a number of made to order pieces that I offered before, but look forward to every chance I get to create something new for my little shop. If I'm lucky, maybe you'll find something that will make you smile the way my creating does for me : )

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