Cristi Parker's Profile

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I have always been drawn to period pieces even as a small child going through my Grandmothers jewelry box. Art Nouveau and Victorian looking elements are especially dear to me because of how they often reflect a sense of beautiful romantic elegance that we seem not to have enough of today. I also love how nature had such a strong voice in many pieces as well.

I have tried to recapture some of those designs and feelings in my creations and I like to think I am giving my jewelry a nostalgic twist, influenced by the jewelry of the past. I have put my own spin on things incorporating mini pictures as well as trying to use vintage beads and findings when I can.

Overall, my desire is to create beautiful and tasteful jewelry that will make you feel feminine, romantic and even a wee bit sentimental of days gone by, without breaking your…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 14
  • Joined July 8, 2011

Favorite materials

Glass, gemstones, sterling silver, resin, vintage beads, vintage findings, Swarovski crystals and rhinestones, Lucite, PMC, and antique pictures

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About

I have always been drawn to period pieces even as a small child going through my Grandmothers jewelry box. Art Nouveau and Victorian looking elements are especially dear to me because of how they often reflect a sense of beautiful romantic elegance that we seem not to have enough of today. I also love how nature had such a strong voice in many pieces as well.

I have tried to recapture some of those designs and feelings in my creations and I like to think I am giving my jewelry a nostalgic twist, influenced by the jewelry of the past. I have put my own spin on things incorporating mini pictures as well as trying to use vintage beads and findings when I can.

Overall, my desire is to create beautiful and tasteful jewelry that will make you feel feminine, romantic and even a wee bit sentimental of days gone by, without breaking your pocketbook. Have fun looking through my items and hopefully they will inspire you too.

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