Sasha Bell's Profile
I think I have always known that I wanted to make jewelry. I took beading classes in my very early teens and made jewelry for friends and family on every occasion: this has been my creative medium ever since I can remember. Watching a close family friend who is a goldsmith, I recall being so full of amazement and wonder at the idea that someone could take metal, a seemingly unmovable subject, and magically change it into beautiful and creative shapes. I think possibly I believed that it was some sort of secret alchemy, and I had to find out how it all worked. Unraveling the mystery of how metal moves and forms itself is still the focus of my passion to this day.
I attended the local art college in my hometown, the Kootenay School of the Arts, and completed 2 years of small object and jewelry design. I loved what I was learning! After college, I played around with designing, but it did not occur to…
- Born on July 7
- Joined March 19, 2008