Christina Peteraf's Profile
Christina Peteraf, Crossed Out Creations
My necklaces are made to serve as a token reminder of a place that is special to your heart.
As a Philly girl, living away from home, I created my first skyline necklace to help me feel connected to my hometown. I chose my favorite view of the skyline, sketched the outline, then traced over the design using a bit of wire and a pair of pliers. When the wire was sculpted to my liking, I attached it to a chain and wore it around my neck.
This project evolved naturally as I began to make necklaces for my friends and receive questions about other city skylines. For those who live outside the city, I began making state outlines.
Since the beginning, my process has evolved quite a bit. I learned (and continue to learn) about wire-sculpting and metal manipulation. I now use high-quality metals and…
- Born on July 13
- Joined July 4, 2009
- Christina Peteraf
- Philadelphia, PA, United States