Since I was a little girl I have collected charms and tiny objects. The reasons different cultures choose symbols as fetish objects has always been fascinating to me. Some, like coins, are universal and can take on many different meanings to the individual. Celebration, rememberance, comfort, souvenirs... magic.
I am a collector of books, rescue-dog companion, gardener and Etsyveg team member. I have a fine art degree with a concentration in ceramics and art history. I taught pottery for nine years and at some point realized a lot of my personal art was looking like enormous jewelry and decided to pursue an idea I had that I felt would translate into something wearable and be a lot of fun to make.
Expanded pennies were initially made to incorporate into a series of ceramic pieces in 1998. Since then they have been refined and adapted to…
- Born on August 26
- Joined January 11, 2011