Close

RR Conry's Profile

About

I find dichroic glass to be incredibly cool and wanted to have custom dichroic glass pendants to use in my handmade jewelry (see my Etsy shop ClassyJewelryShop). So, I bought a kiln and learned how to fuse glass 5-6 years ago. Glass is a complicated and challenging medium that is great fun to play with (and sometimes very frustrating). Being a bit of a collector, I have a whole room of glass, equipment, and supplies (and after much practice the knowledge) to make unique, quality pieces. I still get excited every time I open the kiln to see just what has been made of those small pieces of glass that I put in.

Along with jewelry-making, this creative outlet (addiction?) keeps me sane and balanced along with the demands of motherhood and my career as a scientist and educator (and it probably keeps me from overdosing on chocolate). I am a serious introvert, so spending time in my…

Read more

  • Female
  • Born on August 26
  • Joined January 18, 2012

Favorite materials

glass, copper, silver, gold, beads, wire, chocolate

Shop

About

I find dichroic glass to be incredibly cool and wanted to have custom dichroic glass pendants to use in my handmade jewelry (see my Etsy shop ClassyJewelryShop). So, I bought a kiln and learned how to fuse glass 5-6 years ago. Glass is a complicated and challenging medium that is great fun to play with (and sometimes very frustrating). Being a bit of a collector, I have a whole room of glass, equipment, and supplies (and after much practice the knowledge) to make unique, quality pieces. I still get excited every time I open the kiln to see just what has been made of those small pieces of glass that I put in.

Along with jewelry-making, this creative outlet (addiction?) keeps me sane and balanced along with the demands of motherhood and my career as a scientist and educator (and it probably keeps me from overdosing on chocolate). I am a serious introvert, so spending time in my glass and bead studio (sounds better than a couple of rooms in the basement) recharges me.

I have had so much fun making cabs that I no longer have the time to make all of the cabs I produce into jewelry. So I started selling the cabs, first locally [you can buy them in person at Beads on the Kennebec (Augusta, Maine) and The Beadin Path (Freeport, Maine)] and now on this online venue.

Unfollow username?

Are you sure you want to stop following this person?