Leanne Friedlander's Profile
After spending my days working with computer programs, I love to spend time working materials with my hands. I've been hand-crafting jewelry for about ten years, working primarily with gemstones, pearls and silver. I enjoy the mechanics of putting beautiful components together - and sometimes being surprised with the results.
Lately, I've been concentrating on "floating" or "tin cup" necklaces. The necklaces are made with pearls, gemstones, and/or crystals carefully knotted on coordinating or neutral silk cord. These are typically not the classic tin-cup necklaces - I love the variety of stone and pearls and combinations that can be created. The silk is integral to the designs - so there may be more or less of the silk peeking between the beads or stations. I especially enjoy making these necklaces because I can use high quality stones and pearls in beautiful designs and keep the…
- Joined August 20, 2007