Jesille Drost's Profile

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As a child, my mom always gave me craft kits to keep me busy, so I grew up loving to make things. In high school I took classes in stained glass, beadwork, and ceramics, which furthered my creative side. As a graduation gift I got a gift certificate to a bead shop, and that's when my interest in making jewelry started.

At first I was only making jewelry for myself but then I started giving it to my friends and family. When someone suggested I start selling my jewelry, I thought it was a good idea and opened this Etsy shop. I'm not ready to quit my day job to make jewelry full time, but I definitely think of jewelry as more than a hobby. I love spreading all my beads out and matching up new and different combination to form a pair of earrings!

I named my shop Sleepless Art because I make most of my jewelry at night. I'm a total…

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  • Female
  • Joined April 13, 2011

Favorite materials

Beads, natural stones, polymer clay, metal, stained glass

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About

As a child, my mom always gave me craft kits to keep me busy, so I grew up loving to make things. In high school I took classes in stained glass, beadwork, and ceramics, which furthered my creative side. As a graduation gift I got a gift certificate to a bead shop, and that's when my interest in making jewelry started.

At first I was only making jewelry for myself but then I started giving it to my friends and family. When someone suggested I start selling my jewelry, I thought it was a good idea and opened this Etsy shop. I'm not ready to quit my day job to make jewelry full time, but I definitely think of jewelry as more than a hobby. I love spreading all my beads out and matching up new and different combination to form a pair of earrings!

I named my shop Sleepless Art because I make most of my jewelry at night. I'm a total night owl and I feel most creative after 10 pm. If I'm having fun, I will often miss out on sleep so that I can keep making jewelry!

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