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I am an artist from The Netherlands. I`ve been born and raised in Lithuania. Art was always my passion, especially textile art. I love sewing, painting, crochet , felting and embroidery. Once a relative of mine brought some threads and beads. She used to make children clothes, but because she got some bone disease she isn`t able to do it anymore.
Some of the threads were so beautiful that it would be simply impossible to imagine them being a cloth. I decided to make a jewelry of it, though nobody here has never heard of crochet jewelry, I thought why not. After I made it I wore it few times and people around kept on asking, I where did I get it. so special, so unusual! I made another necklace for my mum. Then for my grandma.. Then for my friend.. Then a friend of the friend, and I started to get paid for it!They loved wearing it-and I love making it!
And what not to love-…

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  • Born on November 8
  • Joined July 8, 2010

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felt crochet wol pearls beads lace

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About

I am an artist from The Netherlands. I`ve been born and raised in Lithuania. Art was always my passion, especially textile art. I love sewing, painting, crochet , felting and embroidery. Once a relative of mine brought some threads and beads. She used to make children clothes, but because she got some bone disease she isn`t able to do it anymore.
Some of the threads were so beautiful that it would be simply impossible to imagine them being a cloth. I decided to make a jewelry of it, though nobody here has never heard of crochet jewelry, I thought why not. After I made it I wore it few times and people around kept on asking, I where did I get it. so special, so unusual! I made another necklace for my mum. Then for my grandma.. Then for my friend.. Then a friend of the friend, and I started to get paid for it!They loved wearing it-and I love making it!
And what not to love- it is so light, and soft, and beautiful.. And so practical!
I hand make and model my creations myself. Photography is done partly by me and party by a photographer Henny Werlemann

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