Alyson Garvey's Profile

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Thank you for visiting my shop.

I began designing and creating jewelry in 2001 while in grad school for something completely unrelated. I have found jewelry designing to be a relaxing, creative outlet that's totally separate from my "other life". I am inspired by numerous things from architecture to nature to other masterpieces people create. My work has evolved from basic beading to wire wrapping, etching, metalwork, PMC and enamels. I am certified in both PMC I and II under instructors through PMC Connection out of TX and have taken a course in enamels under the wonderful Susan Moody at the Sarratt Center at Vanderbilt.

My goal is that the buyer adores and cherishes each purchased piece. There is something special about each one that seems to be a conversation starter for strangers in the same vicinity. (Please send me any follow up stories or compliments you…

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  • Joined June 8, 2007

Favorite materials

turquoise, quartz, pearls, goldfilled, sterlingsilver, PMC, brass

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About

Thank you for visiting my shop.

I began designing and creating jewelry in 2001 while in grad school for something completely unrelated. I have found jewelry designing to be a relaxing, creative outlet that's totally separate from my "other life". I am inspired by numerous things from architecture to nature to other masterpieces people create. My work has evolved from basic beading to wire wrapping, etching, metalwork, PMC and enamels. I am certified in both PMC I and II under instructors through PMC Connection out of TX and have taken a course in enamels under the wonderful Susan Moody at the Sarratt Center at Vanderbilt.

My goal is that the buyer adores and cherishes each purchased piece. There is something special about each one that seems to be a conversation starter for strangers in the same vicinity. (Please send me any follow up stories or compliments you receive :-) In addition to my jewelry business, I have a master's degree in social work and am an LCSW working in health care. I am one of the faster shippers here on Etsy from what I see but please do be patient with me as some of your pieces that are "made-to-order" may ship after three days if I am caught up with my regular FT job.

Locations:
VIX Emporium- Philadelphia, PA
Alegria- Nashville, TN
Daisy Chain- Franklin, TN
Studio 123-- Dickson, TN
Trunk Sales, Inc.-- Montezuma, GA
Dahlhauser Gallery-- Nashville, TN

*** I am open to questions regarding wholesale and/or consignment***

FYI: Photos of model wearing jewelry courtesy of Harmony Designs Photography, Nashville, TN ______________________________

Press:

Sept./Oct. 2009 Nashville Home and Garden Magazine, page 29

December 2008, Nashville Home and Garden Magazine, page 31

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Special Thanks to These Online Blogs and Newsletters Who've Featured My Jewelry:

http://www.beadedembellishments.blogspot.ca/2012/04/mays-birthstone-emeralds-jewelry.html 4/30/2012

http://meshkadesign.blogspot.com/2011/02/violet-gray.html
2/22/11

http://thebunnycage.blogspot.com/2009/03/coveting-party-with-mother-nature.html
3/23/09

http://suebeads.blogspot.com/
January 11, 2009

http://fashionmefabulous.blogspot.com/2008/10/project-design-fall-leaf-jewelry.html

http://www.home-jewelry-business-success-tips.com/model-your-jewelry.html

http://www.sofachip.com/2008/01/31/so-you-want-to-have-jewelry-like-carrie-charlotte-miranda-and-samantha/#more-319

http://customcreationsbysydnei.blogspot.com/
September 2, 2008

http://www.allthatglitters1.blogspot.com/
September 2, 2008

http://ivonnardonascreations.blogspot.com/2008/09/craving-fall.html

http://www.wickedlychic.com/?c=Daily+Ditties

http://www.everydaybeautiful.typepad.com/
September 12, 2008

http://danielleembry.blogspot.com/2008/08/i-heart-pods.html
August 13, 2008

http://dashery.blogspot.com/2008/11/fashion-friday-l-o-n-g-necklaces.html

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