Nancy Peterson's Profile

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Don't you just love unique things? Who wants something that everybody else has! Lampwork beads are made by melting glass with a torch, forming the glass while it is molten hot, then kiln annealing for durability. Thus each one is a little work of art. Sometimes there are "mistakes" and they become my "orphans." Lampwork beads have been artistically fashioned in my studio in Ann Arbor or Beaver Island (Michigan) for twelve years. Beaver Island, where I spend the summer, is another world--it is an island in Lake Michigan, one of my favorite places! The rest of the time I am in my studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ( And sometimes in Venice, Italy.)

My ETSY shop is BrownDogGlassBeads. We have a Chesapeake Bay Retriever and so we love our brown dog! My business name is Beaver Island Jewelry -- Google it to find my website or look at http://www.BeaverIslandJewelry.com. I have lots of other…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 1
  • Joined April 26, 2008

Favorite materials

glass glass glass Love Murano, Italy glass Also like to work some with silver and other metals

Shop

BrownDogGlassBeads
BrownDogGlassBeads part of Beaver Island...

About

Don't you just love unique things? Who wants something that everybody else has! Lampwork beads are made by melting glass with a torch, forming the glass while it is molten hot, then kiln annealing for durability. Thus each one is a little work of art. Sometimes there are "mistakes" and they become my "orphans." Lampwork beads have been artistically fashioned in my studio in Ann Arbor or Beaver Island (Michigan) for twelve years. Beaver Island, where I spend the summer, is another world--it is an island in Lake Michigan, one of my favorite places! The rest of the time I am in my studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ( And sometimes in Venice, Italy.)

My ETSY shop is BrownDogGlassBeads. We have a Chesapeake Bay Retriever and so we love our brown dog! My business name is Beaver Island Jewelry -- Google it to find my website or look at http://www.BeaverIslandJewelry.com. I have lots of other items, just not all listed here on ETSY as I am a one person shop and would rather be making beads than listing them. :)

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