Karen Rickard's Profile

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Hello, I'm Karen and I live with Nick and our little rescue cat called Pepper in Hampshire UK.

Visit the Just K Jewellery Etsy Shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/JustKJewellery

I started making jewellery for myself in 2005 and soon became totally addicted to pretty beads. I'm self taught using books, online projects and lots of experimenting.
I've been working with resin since 2008 after going on a silver clay workshop where I was introduced to the work of Sherri Haab. I bought all her books including her book about resin jewellery. As soon as I read this book I knew that I wanted to try her projects, including casting sweets or candy in resin. In those early days it was difficult to find the supplies in the UK but I improvised and experimented. Now making resin jewellery is more popular in the UK…

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  • Joined May 25, 2009

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resin, sweets, beautiful beads, charms, leather, quirky inclusions, zippers, recycling, upcycling

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About

Hello, I'm Karen and I live with Nick and our little rescue cat called Pepper in Hampshire UK.

Visit the Just K Jewellery Etsy Shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/JustKJewellery

I started making jewellery for myself in 2005 and soon became totally addicted to pretty beads. I'm self taught using books, online projects and lots of experimenting.
I've been working with resin since 2008 after going on a silver clay workshop where I was introduced to the work of Sherri Haab. I bought all her books including her book about resin jewellery. As soon as I read this book I knew that I wanted to try her projects, including casting sweets or candy in resin. In those early days it was difficult to find the supplies in the UK but I improvised and experimented. Now making resin jewellery is more popular in the UK and the supplies are more readily available.
All the resin pieces I use have been made by me in my workshop at home - and I love finding quirky and unusual items to embed in resin.
I specialise in fun and quirky jewellery and accessories.

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