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Hi, I'm Laura Janisieski, a vegan artist from Westfield, MA. I attended Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, MA from 1997 to 1999, and I've been beading since 2001. I've sold, donated, and gifted many pieces over the years, and I finally decided etsy was the perfect place for me. I make an eclectic array of accessories, decor, and jewelry, from animal rights themes, to gothic/rivet/steampunk, to every day fashion and art jewelry. I also sometimes make framed beaded pieces, and I'm always on the lookout for decor and accessories I can recycle with paint and/or beads. I hope to eventually expand my home studio to allow more small metalworking equipment, as well.

I use no animal products, and as much as possible, I use recycled, re-purposed, and second hand materials to cut down on waste and preserve resources.

****For the entire…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 26
  • Joined September 8, 2009

Favorite materials

Glass Beads, Gemstone Beads, Metal Beads, Wire, Fabric, Recycled Materials

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About

Hi, I'm Laura Janisieski, a vegan artist from Westfield, MA. I attended Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, MA from 1997 to 1999, and I've been beading since 2001. I've sold, donated, and gifted many pieces over the years, and I finally decided etsy was the perfect place for me. I make an eclectic array of accessories, decor, and jewelry, from animal rights themes, to gothic/rivet/steampunk, to every day fashion and art jewelry. I also sometimes make framed beaded pieces, and I'm always on the lookout for decor and accessories I can recycle with paint and/or beads. I hope to eventually expand my home studio to allow more small metalworking equipment, as well.

I use no animal products, and as much as possible, I use recycled, re-purposed, and second hand materials to cut down on waste and preserve resources.

****For the entire month of July, 100% of my net profits will be donated to the Jessica Dana Children's Fund & the Jessica Dana Memorial Fund. Please ignore in the listing where it says only until July 21st. I might extend it longer, too, depending on how much I raise this month. Thank you for your help!

*** http://thewestfieldnews.com/dana-loved-children-family-says-aunt

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3442943723323&set=p.3442943723323&type=1 ***

Also, check out my other shop - lavajin.etsy.com - for my more disturbing art.

Visit the shop's facebook profile for announcements, upcoming items, and a gallery of sold & other past items! http://www.facebook.com/BEadETHICAL

Feel free to request a custom item if you see something in the gallery that sold, or you have something in mind that you think I could make for you. I'd be happy to work with you to create a piece you'll love.

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