Michelle Sorensen's Profile
I've been designing jewelry for over 15 years, and I am still addicted to the process of making beautiful, wearable art. Over the years, I've continued to learn and experiment with new tools and techniques. I started out stringing beads and now I'm working at metalsmithing and stone setting. I still remember getting help when I needed to learn to attach a crimp bead to a clasp. Today I made a pair of earrings from silver I formed, textured, brazed and polished myself. I wire wrapped some gorgeous gemstones to them in a way that accentuates the beauty of the metal and the stones, but most of all the wearer.
Today I live in beautiful Portland, Oregon. I am the mother to a fantastic insane little monkey, a 7 year old angel / imp named Grace Carol. I spend each day wanting nothing more than time to play, talk and read with Grace and time to play at my bench with my metal, pliers,…
- Born on November 11
- Joined March 10, 2008