Val Swanson's Profile
Enter my shop through this link: http://www.etsy.com/shop/designedbyval?ref=si_shop
Several years ago, my best friend Ann introduced me to making jewelry by taking me to a local bead store in Cary, NC. I am forever in her debt. A whole new world opened up to me - gems, metals, crystals; many sparkly beautiful things. I love taking these sparkly things and combining them into new creations for others to wear and enjoy.
I am primarily self-taught and am continually teaching myself new techniques. I stopped working in 2010 and I have concentrated on making my jewelry and this shop. I hope you enjoy perusing my shop and then wearing the jewelry as much as I enjoy making it for you. I am a proud member of the JET(Jewelry on Etsy Team) and several other teams.
In addition, I am a…
- Born on June 7
- Joined October 17, 2009