My name is Joanne and I live in the beautiful country of Malta, a small Island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. This tiny and sunny Island (we are said to have some 300 days of sunshine a year) is where I was born and where I live with my husband, two sons and dog.
I had my first formal training in colour and design in the early 1990′s whilst studying Interior Design. I discovered my love for beading some 10 years later when I attended a beading course and never looked back, focusing my artistic endeavor on the wonderful world of beadwork and jewellery-making ever since. Over the years I have continuously added to my skills, supplementing self-teaching and experimentation with formal instruction in jewellery manufacture & design as well as silver filigree. My main focus is beadwork, especially beadweaving and bead embroidery.
My work is mostly…
- Born on January 28
- Joined May 21, 2009