Jeanne McLaughlin's Profile
I have an absolute passion for feathers of all kinds, and pheasants are my favorite! They are amazing birds; I use Ringneck, Golden, Silver, Red Chinese, and Lady Amherst pheasants in my creations, and you'll also see things like Cockatoo, peacock, rooster or parrot, because folks donate feathers to me so often! <3 Hiking is a joy, I go often, and pick up feathers everywhere.
I've been working with feathers since 1978; my creations include dream catchers, masks, pens, hatbands, earrings, smudge fans, talking sticks and hair clips.
What do I mean by "cruelty free" feathers? That the feathers were naturally molted (they fell off of a living bird), and that the bird wasn't commercially kept. Sadly, birds at commercial farms are kept in tiny cramped cages, and/or they have their beaks cut so they can't peck each other and destroy their feathers. Worse of all are the…
- Born on October 12
- Joined July 31, 2010
- Jeanne McLaughlin
- Burbank, CA, United States