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2016 Update:
I HAVE BEEN BLESSED WITH EXCELLENT HEALTH THROUGHOUT MY LIFE. NOW, AS I AGE ISSUES WITH MY HANDS ARE DEVELOPING THAT WILL BRING AN END TO BATTLE DRESS BRONZE. MY FOCUS WILL MOVE AWAY FROM PRODUCTION FOR LARGE PROJECTS AND SHOWS TO ALLOW ME TO SPEND MY TIME CREATING ANTIQUITY BRONZE JEWELRY & ONE OF A KIND HEIRLOOM ROSARIES . MY WEBSITE IS GONE, BUT BDB CAN STILL BE FOUND ON PINTEREST AND FACEBOOK. I THANK ALL WHO HAVE INSPIRED AND SUPPORTED THIS MINISTRY. BLESS YOU ALL. LESLIE


For my birthday in 2010 I asked my husband for a kiln. "Why?", he said. "I want t learn metal clay.", I said. "Don't you want to take some lessons or a class first?" he asked. I said, "Nope, I am going to teach myself." He bought me the kiln and I am self taught.

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  • Female
  • Born on October 8
  • Joined May 5, 2010

Favorite materials

bronze metal clay, gemstones, vintage brass, Russian Icons, antique religious medals, freshwater pearls

About

2016 Update:
I HAVE BEEN BLESSED WITH EXCELLENT HEALTH THROUGHOUT MY LIFE. NOW, AS I AGE ISSUES WITH MY HANDS ARE DEVELOPING THAT WILL BRING AN END TO BATTLE DRESS BRONZE. MY FOCUS WILL MOVE AWAY FROM PRODUCTION FOR LARGE PROJECTS AND SHOWS TO ALLOW ME TO SPEND MY TIME CREATING ANTIQUITY BRONZE JEWELRY & ONE OF A KIND HEIRLOOM ROSARIES . MY WEBSITE IS GONE, BUT BDB CAN STILL BE FOUND ON PINTEREST AND FACEBOOK. I THANK ALL WHO HAVE INSPIRED AND SUPPORTED THIS MINISTRY. BLESS YOU ALL. LESLIE


For my birthday in 2010 I asked my husband for a kiln. "Why?", he said. "I want t learn metal clay.", I said. "Don't you want to take some lessons or a class first?" he asked. I said, "Nope, I am going to teach myself." He bought me the kiln and I am self taught.

I don't remember what came first, but one by one bronze metal clay, Irish roaries, the armor of God, shields of faith, a love of antiquity art jewelry, and encouragement from family and friends became "Battle Dress Bronze". The designs and quality are meant to be keepsakes and worn for years to come. I am blessed and very grateful to God everyone who has helped me.


I belong to "Central Coast of California" guild with a bunch of other coastal artists... http://www.etsy.com/teams/6598/central-coast-of-california
...check it out.

I belong to the Catholic Esty Artists Guild. Hence the name: cathogirl http://www.etsy.com/teams/5688/catholic-etsy-artists-guild

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