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I’ve been collecting glass beads since the age of three so creating hand-made jewelry using lamp-work glass beads, semi precious stones, freshwater pearls, sterling silver and 14k gold has literally been a lifelong process. My whole family is very artistic and growing up around them has inspired me to follow in their footsteps.

After spending many years working for nurseries and landscaping companies, I realized that my true love was creating glass bead jewelry. I took classes and workshops to improve my skills and moved on to larger and more complex pieces. My jewelry consists of earrings, bracelets, necklaces, ankle bracelets, key chains and charms for pets.

Since embarking on this exploration into fire and glass, I have been fortunate enough to have attended the classes of some world famous bead makers, including Wayne Robbins and…

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  • Joined October 20, 2009

Favorite materials

Merano Glass, Sterling Silver, Pearls, Semi Precious Stones to name but a few

About

I’ve been collecting glass beads since the age of three so creating hand-made jewelry using lamp-work glass beads, semi precious stones, freshwater pearls, sterling silver and 14k gold has literally been a lifelong process. My whole family is very artistic and growing up around them has inspired me to follow in their footsteps.

After spending many years working for nurseries and landscaping companies, I realized that my true love was creating glass bead jewelry. I took classes and workshops to improve my skills and moved on to larger and more complex pieces. My jewelry consists of earrings, bracelets, necklaces, ankle bracelets, key chains and charms for pets.

Since embarking on this exploration into fire and glass, I have been fortunate enough to have attended the classes of some world famous bead makers, including Wayne Robbins and Judie Mountain who are now my good friends.

Though I have had my own business, Snapdragon, for several years, I have recently begun participating in art and wine festivals, art shows, holiday fairs and more. Whenever I have a moment or two to spare, I knit scarves, hats, sweaters and more all of which I sell along with my glass creations.

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