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I make unique handmade wire jewelry and miscellaneous other things too.

I started making wire jewelry after my mom bought a book on wire beading back in 2006. I wasn't all that interested in stringing beads, however, I was totally fascinated with the wire jewelry projects I saw in this book. The book was a great beginners book and I taught myself how to make a few wire pieces of jewelry out of it.

Since then, I have made quite a few pieces out of different magazines, books, and off websites. I like to look at a project and personalize it so it doesn't look just like the pattern and I like to experiment with making my own patterns.

I have made wedding jewelry for a few of my friends, which they all LOVED!! I have also made a few "chainmaille" pieces as well. I find the chain…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 28
  • Joined January 16, 2012

Favorite materials

Any kind of wire including color coated wire, millefiori beads, Czech glass beads, fused glass, dichroic fused glass

About

I make unique handmade wire jewelry and miscellaneous other things too.

I started making wire jewelry after my mom bought a book on wire beading back in 2006. I wasn't all that interested in stringing beads, however, I was totally fascinated with the wire jewelry projects I saw in this book. The book was a great beginners book and I taught myself how to make a few wire pieces of jewelry out of it.

Since then, I have made quite a few pieces out of different magazines, books, and off websites. I like to look at a project and personalize it so it doesn't look just like the pattern and I like to experiment with making my own patterns.

I have made wedding jewelry for a few of my friends, which they all LOVED!! I have also made a few "chainmaille" pieces as well. I find the chain patterns very intriguing and challenging. They are fun to make too ( I even made my own jumprings.) For Christmas 2010, I made several wire wrapped Christmas tree ornaments which were a big hit at the White Elephant ornament exchange at work :)

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