Janine Byrom-Whitehead's Profile

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I have always loved jewellery, right from being a small girl, raiding my Mothers Jewellery box (something I got into quite big trouble for). I would marvel at all the facets in the semi precious and precious stones and look in awe at the different coloured reflections from the glass beads. Most of my jewellery is created using sterling silver or silver plate to suit various purses. I first started making jewellery over 13 years ago, having found salvation in designing and creating something that can be worn and cherished for years to come, and soon became addicted to designing commissions and one off's for people in all walks of life. I have also designed pieces for local shops specialising in items with a little difference. I really love the splendour and glamour of vintage jewellery and enjoy trying to represent this in some of my designs with the use of Cameos, freshwater and glass pearls and vintage beads. If I find something old…

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  • Born on November 24
  • Joined February 3, 2008

Favorite materials

Lace, Pearls, Crystal, Charms, lamp work, silver, vintage finds, shell, gold filled, cameos

About

I have always loved jewellery, right from being a small girl, raiding my Mothers Jewellery box (something I got into quite big trouble for). I would marvel at all the facets in the semi precious and precious stones and look in awe at the different coloured reflections from the glass beads. Most of my jewellery is created using sterling silver or silver plate to suit various purses. I first started making jewellery over 13 years ago, having found salvation in designing and creating something that can be worn and cherished for years to come, and soon became addicted to designing commissions and one off's for people in all walks of life. I have also designed pieces for local shops specialising in items with a little difference. I really love the splendour and glamour of vintage jewellery and enjoy trying to represent this in some of my designs with the use of Cameos, freshwater and glass pearls and vintage beads. If I find something old that needs rescuing from an old jewellery item I shall try my hardest to find it a new home!

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