TatteredMare's Profile

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I live in a tiny town hidden away in a shady valley of the the Blue Ridge Mountains with my daughter, my mom, three dogs, a cat and a bird. I spend most of my days chained to my desk in cubicle hell, fussing over things like motors, fan blades, late shipments and cranky sales reps. When I'm not working, I explore different techniques to express my creativity. I love to write, tinker with polymer clay, weave seed beads and make big, dangly earrings.

I stopped worrying about trying to figure out what will sell, what people want or the "next big thing," that's too much like work, and now simply create jewelry that reflects my own taste. Dark metals, chains, old things and a dash of sparkle.

I'm not sure how I'd describe my style. It may have been influenced by watching my belly dancing aunt perform in front of cheering crowds, the…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 15
  • Joined September 23, 2010

Favorite materials

brass, weathered metals, chain, hoops, bells, feathers and shiny bits

About

I live in a tiny town hidden away in a shady valley of the the Blue Ridge Mountains with my daughter, my mom, three dogs, a cat and a bird. I spend most of my days chained to my desk in cubicle hell, fussing over things like motors, fan blades, late shipments and cranky sales reps. When I'm not working, I explore different techniques to express my creativity. I love to write, tinker with polymer clay, weave seed beads and make big, dangly earrings.

I stopped worrying about trying to figure out what will sell, what people want or the "next big thing," that's too much like work, and now simply create jewelry that reflects my own taste. Dark metals, chains, old things and a dash of sparkle.

I'm not sure how I'd describe my style. It may have been influenced by watching my belly dancing aunt perform in front of cheering crowds, the racially diverse area I was raised or maybe it's my mysterious Melungeon genes with a mix of Mediterranean races, a little Gypsy and a dash of Scottish, German and English roots mixed in.

I guess I can't explain it, I just know what I like and I enjoy creating it.

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