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In fifth grade, I was given the opportunity to start my own 'business' and sell products to the rest of the school. My friend and I sold "friendship pins," which consisted of simple beads threaded on to safety pins (I'm sure you've are familiar!). We even took special orders. It was a great experience in creating wearable artwork and also satisfying requests from customers.

Not much has changed since then, except my chosen media! I love working with metals, primarily because I can manipulate metals' shape, size, color, sheen, surface, etc. There are endless possibilities! Anything sparkly and pretty to add to metals makes me smile - lapis, Swarovski crystals, gemstones of all kinds. Mixing metals is also alluring - brass and copper, copper and silver, etc. My husband's old and broken percussion cymbals provide inspiration and materials for the cymbal jewelry line…

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  • Female
  • Joined May 10, 2008

Favorite materials

metals, gemstones, swarovski crystals, recycled percussion cymbals, copper, silver, brass, lapis lazuli

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About

In fifth grade, I was given the opportunity to start my own 'business' and sell products to the rest of the school. My friend and I sold "friendship pins," which consisted of simple beads threaded on to safety pins (I'm sure you've are familiar!). We even took special orders. It was a great experience in creating wearable artwork and also satisfying requests from customers.

Not much has changed since then, except my chosen media! I love working with metals, primarily because I can manipulate metals' shape, size, color, sheen, surface, etc. There are endless possibilities! Anything sparkly and pretty to add to metals makes me smile - lapis, Swarovski crystals, gemstones of all kinds. Mixing metals is also alluring - brass and copper, copper and silver, etc. My husband's old and broken percussion cymbals provide inspiration and materials for the cymbal jewelry line.

Please keep an open mind when looking through the items in my shop, you never know if one item will speak to you, or to your conundrum regarding your niece's perfect birthday present!

Thank you.

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