Alice Rolka's Profile

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Everything you see here is made with my own two hands. I'm a jeweller by trade and a knitter, seamstress, baker and photographer by inclination!

Most of my designs are inspired by the materials I work with. I tend to work from colour, texture and form and my process is very tactile. I love creating things in three dimensions as I go instead of sitting and planning it out on paper - I think with my hands. Over the years ceramics, origami, oil pastels and beading have all been loves of mine and I believe that crafts feed into each other, always leading to fresh ideas and inspiration.

In 2010 I relocated from London, England to the San Francisco Bay Area, where I've been surrounded by new impressions, people and places (and unaccustomed levels of sunlight), all of which has been exciting, a little bit scary, and completely amazing. Making such a big change…

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  • Joined June 10, 2010

Favorite materials

precious metals, fabric, paper

About

Everything you see here is made with my own two hands. I'm a jeweller by trade and a knitter, seamstress, baker and photographer by inclination!

Most of my designs are inspired by the materials I work with. I tend to work from colour, texture and form and my process is very tactile. I love creating things in three dimensions as I go instead of sitting and planning it out on paper - I think with my hands. Over the years ceramics, origami, oil pastels and beading have all been loves of mine and I believe that crafts feed into each other, always leading to fresh ideas and inspiration.

In 2010 I relocated from London, England to the San Francisco Bay Area, where I've been surrounded by new impressions, people and places (and unaccustomed levels of sunlight), all of which has been exciting, a little bit scary, and completely amazing. Making such a big change finally gave me the courage to open up my own shop on Etsy and put my designs out there, and I'm enjoying every minute.

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