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My name is Tashina Shokes and I'm 22. I graduated high school at the age of 16 and decided then I wanted to start selling jewelry that had become quite a hobby of mine. Now, I sell vintage and nature inspired jewelry creations not just here on Etsy, but in craft shows in the DC metro areas as well as surrounding areas.

I like to create jewelry that is unique to the eye and perhaps is something that can be passed down through the generations. I love anything vintage and I like to incorporate vintage elements whenever I can. I really think that's the reason why I adore Steampunk so much. To reinvent a previously 'broken beyond repair' piece is something of an adventure to me and one I truly love.

A lot of the…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 4
  • Joined February 12, 2009

Favorite materials

cameos, lockets, freshwater pearls, chains, unusual pieces, filigree, brass, swarovski crystals, vintage pieces, watch movements, watch gears

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About

Hi all! I assume you're here to learn a little more about me, so...

My name is Tashina Shokes and I'm 22. I graduated high school at the age of 16 and decided then I wanted to start selling jewelry that had become quite a hobby of mine. Now, I sell vintage and nature inspired jewelry creations not just here on Etsy, but in craft shows in the DC metro areas as well as surrounding areas.

I like to create jewelry that is unique to the eye and perhaps is something that can be passed down through the generations. I love anything vintage and I like to incorporate vintage elements whenever I can. I really think that's the reason why I adore Steampunk so much. To reinvent a previously 'broken beyond repair' piece is something of an adventure to me and one I truly love.

A lot of the inspiration also comes from my parents. They've both showed me over the years how great creativity can be for my life and I strive to become better in everything I do. As everyone else in life, I've made mistakes and I've wondered if I'm moving in the wrong direction, but my parent's confidence in me is sometimes the only thing that keeps me going.

When I'm not creating jewelry, I am writing YA (young adult) stories I'm planning to publish in the near future, squeezing in time to attend classes at my local college and spending memorable moments with my family and friends.

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http://twitter.com/TashinaFalene

My DeviantART Page: http://summerfalene.deviantart.com/

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