Heather Zoellner's Profile

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I began making handcrafted jewelry in 2007 as a much needed creative outlet while working towards a degree in Biology. An observer by nature I was always fascinated by the little things, the details that set things apart (or tie things together) and that generally go unnoticed. Drawn to jewelry as a tactile art form I love its unique potential as personal adornment. Creative inspiration comes from all around me: nature, organic forms, science, architecture, history, art, and found objects.

I personally fabricate every piece of jewelry in my home studio – right down to making my own earwires and clasps. I do this because of the unique character it creates, giving my handmade pieces an organic quality that mass produced jewelry cannot capture (the only components of my jewelry not made by me "from scratch" are beads, cabochons, and commercial chain). I love making jewelry for what the…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 14
  • Joined May 8, 2011

Favorite materials

metal, silver, copper, natural stones, enamel, found objects

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About

I began making handcrafted jewelry in 2007 as a much needed creative outlet while working towards a degree in Biology. An observer by nature I was always fascinated by the little things, the details that set things apart (or tie things together) and that generally go unnoticed. Drawn to jewelry as a tactile art form I love its unique potential as personal adornment. Creative inspiration comes from all around me: nature, organic forms, science, architecture, history, art, and found objects.

I personally fabricate every piece of jewelry in my home studio – right down to making my own earwires and clasps. I do this because of the unique character it creates, giving my handmade pieces an organic quality that mass produced jewelry cannot capture (the only components of my jewelry not made by me "from scratch" are beads, cabochons, and commercial chain). I love making jewelry for what the process gives to me but I also like to think that the resulting creative expressions will resonate with others, perhaps even becoming a part of someone’s personal expression of identity – a conversation about experiencing the world.

Thanks for stopping by!
: ) Heather

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Find me online at:
website - http://www.wildcarrotstudio.com
blog - http://www.wildcarrotstudio.com/wp
facebook - http://www.facebook.com/WildCarrotStudio

Find me in stores at:
The World's Window - Kansas City, MO

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