Cathy J. Sizer's Profile

About

It is no surprise that I would open a jewelry "shop" given it was a goal of mine when my husband and I moved to Savannah from the Boston area.

I love, color, texture, design, the mechanics of how things are made. Jewelry design is infinite so all creations are unique. And the more unique the findings, the happier I am to use them...especially vintage materials to upcycle as etsy calls recycling. I upcycle vintage and antique jewelry to create a more modern use and look. Often I combine vintage and modern beads.


I recently began a new art form called nuno felting where merino wool in my case is encouraged to migrate into silk scarves creating a new wearable fabric. It is a multi-step process that is time-consuming using water, soap, rubbing, and rolling up to 1000 times. It takes anywhere from 3-6 hours to…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 4
  • Joined January 30, 2010

Favorite materials

Sterling Silver wire, Vintage Beads and findings, Czech Glass beads, anything unusual, beautiful colors, romantic, Victorian, merino wool, silk roving, ribbon, eyelash yarn

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About

It is no surprise that I would open a jewelry "shop" given it was a goal of mine when my husband and I moved to Savannah from the Boston area.

I love, color, texture, design, the mechanics of how things are made. Jewelry design is infinite so all creations are unique. And the more unique the findings, the happier I am to use them...especially vintage materials to upcycle as etsy calls recycling. I upcycle vintage and antique jewelry to create a more modern use and look. Often I combine vintage and modern beads.


I recently began a new art form called nuno felting where merino wool in my case is encouraged to migrate into silk scarves creating a new wearable fabric. It is a multi-step process that is time-consuming using water, soap, rubbing, and rolling up to 1000 times. It takes anywhere from 3-6 hours to accomplish the end product. Beautiful, ethereal, lightweight, warm when it needs to be and can easily replace a sweater on a cool evening.

My new shop here on etsy is called Wearable Nuno Felt Scarves or:

www.etsy.com/shop/WearableNunoFeltScarves.com

I am creating the shop today May 13, 2013. Take a look. You won't be sorry!

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