Jacqui Uza's Profile

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As creator and designer of these vintage inspired evening bags,my lifelong pursuits of knitting,jewelry design,travel and history have all conspired to turn a"hobby" into a worldwide business involving fashion and Art..Having graduated from the University of Windsor with a degree in sociology and following a career as a market researcher in private industry,I could little predict that my personal interests would lead me to a second career involving gemological studies and jewelry design and inspiring a permanent passion to perpetuate the 18th century art of bead knitting.I have been
exhibiting for several years in various venues distinguished by the contrast in their genres,from art,fashion and wedding shows to women,gift and private shows.These include The American Art and Craft Show at Lincoln Centre in New York,Miami Beach International Fashion Week,The National Wedding Show in London England,The Houston Bayou…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 27
  • Joined August 5, 2010

Favorite materials

Czech glass beads, silk, antique metal frames

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About

As creator and designer of these vintage inspired evening bags,my lifelong pursuits of knitting,jewelry design,travel and history have all conspired to turn a"hobby" into a worldwide business involving fashion and Art..Having graduated from the University of Windsor with a degree in sociology and following a career as a market researcher in private industry,I could little predict that my personal interests would lead me to a second career involving gemological studies and jewelry design and inspiring a permanent passion to perpetuate the 18th century art of bead knitting.I have been
exhibiting for several years in various venues distinguished by the contrast in their genres,from art,fashion and wedding shows to women,gift and private shows.These include The American Art and Craft Show at Lincoln Centre in New York,Miami Beach International Fashion Week,The National Wedding Show in London England,The Houston Bayou Art Festival,The Ann Arbor Art Show,Ultimate Women Shows in Los Angeles,San Francisco and Phoenix,and because I am still based in Canada,shows throughout the year in Ottawa,Calgary,Edmonton,Saskatoon,Regina and Winnipeg with Signature Shows,Artistry at The Distillery and Cabbagetown Art Show in Toronto,Muskoka and Haliburton Art and Craft shows and The Art Market at Sydney Ports in Nova Scotia.My wish and hope is that these vintage stylized purses will become heirlooms, as have their predecessors,for generations well into the 21st century.

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