Kioni J. Sims' Profile
I'd have to say that I have been inspired by a multitude of people, places and things, but most of all by my former sister in-law. She taught me the basic ideas of how to make earrings... that was 10 years ago and from there I have taught others and have been inspired by others, but for the most part I am self taught.
My first foray into jewelry was a disaster, you know fishing line that broke because of faulty crimp beads and heavy beads, but thankfully my Aunt Tera has helped me and taught me the best and strongest supplies to use as she is a jeweler herself and owns a jewelry store. To look at where I have come from and where I am now is a real growth process.
I also have a very difficult disease that I deal with on a daily basis, bipolar disorder and chronic depression... and for me jewelry designing and creating is the most therapeutic and calming process. And let me…
- Born on October 8
- Joined February 18, 2011
- Kioni J. Sims
- Billings, MT, United States