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Hello! My name is Ashley, I'm in my mid 20s, I grew up in a small town in southern New Hampshire where I spent lots of time in my mothers craft store. I love seeing live music, rivers and beaches, making jewelry, watching trashy TV, and hanging out at my studio space!

The idea for creating jewelry from guitar strings came one night when I was hanging out with my parents and my dad had a friend over to teach him how to change his guitar strings. The first things I made were just little 'artistic' blobs of tangled wire but I still have a cute little guitar string squiggly worm that was created that night. At one point it just dawned on me to make a pendant with one of the strings and Voila! An idea was born.

After working with beads (colors, shapes, finishes etc.) for my whole crafting/jewelry making life I really, really enjoy the challenge of taking…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 1
  • Joined April 6, 2009

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Guitar Strings

About

Hello! My name is Ashley, I'm in my mid 20s, I grew up in a small town in southern New Hampshire where I spent lots of time in my mothers craft store. I love seeing live music, rivers and beaches, making jewelry, watching trashy TV, and hanging out at my studio space!

The idea for creating jewelry from guitar strings came one night when I was hanging out with my parents and my dad had a friend over to teach him how to change his guitar strings. The first things I made were just little 'artistic' blobs of tangled wire but I still have a cute little guitar string squiggly worm that was created that night. At one point it just dawned on me to make a pendant with one of the strings and Voila! An idea was born.

After working with beads (colors, shapes, finishes etc.) for my whole crafting/jewelry making life I really, really enjoy the challenge of taking such a simple item, that is always constant (stiff, wound wire in gold, copper and silver) and trying to take it outside of the box and invent different ways to manipulate it and create something unique and beautiful.

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