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I am a "transplanted" American living in Germany.

My journey into the wonderful world of glass started in June of 2006 with "Passing the Flame" and other publications in hand, a lit torch, and a sampler pack of Moretti rods. The rods soon became "shorts" and I made my second purchase of glass. Every day at the torch is a learning experience - learning about the properties of the different glasses, learning not to swear, learning not to burn myself! So far so good. I think I have finally found a niche to settle into after working in so many different art forms. In the past I have knitted (by hand and machine), macramed, crocheted, designed and hand sewed teddy bears, counted cross stitch, hand and machine embroidery, acrylic painting on stones and rocks, and ceramics and pottery (poured molds, hand formed, and wheel thrown).

I would say that most…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 13
  • Joined October 23, 2006

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glass, silver, cubic zirconia, copper, frit

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About

I am a "transplanted" American living in Germany.

My journey into the wonderful world of glass started in June of 2006 with "Passing the Flame" and other publications in hand, a lit torch, and a sampler pack of Moretti rods. The rods soon became "shorts" and I made my second purchase of glass. Every day at the torch is a learning experience - learning about the properties of the different glasses, learning not to swear, learning not to burn myself! So far so good. I think I have finally found a niche to settle into after working in so many different art forms. In the past I have knitted (by hand and machine), macramed, crocheted, designed and hand sewed teddy bears, counted cross stitch, hand and machine embroidery, acrylic painting on stones and rocks, and ceramics and pottery (poured molds, hand formed, and wheel thrown).

I would say that most of my inspiration comes from nature and outer space, so most of my beads are more "organic" in nature.

If you have any questions, just drop me a message - would love to hear from you!

Registered with SRA (Self Representing Artist)

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