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I am a jewelry maker and an avid knitter, which together equal a yen to make beautiful, unique, functional stitch markers. I use the same techniques, tools and materials to make my stitch markers as I do to make my jewelry. All of the markers I offer for sale have been carefully designed and handcrafted by me, developed and field tested on my own projects, and those of my friends and the members of my knitting group. Necessity is truly the mother of invention here.

Inspired by pop culture, music, books, theatre, words, art, and television as well as the natural world, I love what I do. I work in my studio every day with my speakers cranking out good music, podcasts or audiobooks, whose themes and ideas work their way into my pieces.

I'm a graduate of l'Academie des Arts de Montreal, a past member of the San Diego Polymer Clay Guild and a past…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 2
  • Joined April 11, 2008

Favorite materials

sterling silver, silver, gunmetal, brass, copper, glass, beads, semi precious stones, leather

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VelvetHippo
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About

I am a jewelry maker and an avid knitter, which together equal a yen to make beautiful, unique, functional stitch markers. I use the same techniques, tools and materials to make my stitch markers as I do to make my jewelry. All of the markers I offer for sale have been carefully designed and handcrafted by me, developed and field tested on my own projects, and those of my friends and the members of my knitting group. Necessity is truly the mother of invention here.

Inspired by pop culture, music, books, theatre, words, art, and television as well as the natural world, I love what I do. I work in my studio every day with my speakers cranking out good music, podcasts or audiobooks, whose themes and ideas work their way into my pieces.

I'm a graduate of l'Academie des Arts de Montreal, a past member of the San Diego Polymer Clay Guild and a past member of the sadly now-defunct Many Hands Cooperative Craft Gallery, San Diego. Currently, I call Florida home.

All designs, descriptions and photos are copyright VelvetHippo

On Fascination Street is my jewellery shop here on Etsy! It opens when the whim takes me and my arthritis lets me! www.OnFascinationStreet.etsy.com

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