Kriss Hays' Profile
Being a computer geek for a commercial real estate company doesn't allow for much creativity or freedom of expression, so I had to find an outlet that would. Once upon a trip to Maui, while visiting a tropical park called the Garden of Eden, my sister-in-law and I stumbled upon a man creating brightly colored seed bead jewelry. He told us about his interest in beading and made it sound fun and enjoyable. We both bought a bracelet and later in the day I remember wondering whether it would be difficult to make a similar bracelet. My interest grew to amazement when I visited my first bead shop in the nearby town of Paia. After returning home, I began to notice bead shops and jewelry making magazines. An acquaintance who was a beader gave me the components for my first necklace and ..well, I was hooked!
Although I like to explore what others have done, I feel that all of my designs…
- Born on July 25
- Joined September 11, 2009