Being self taught in the design, creation and marketing of handcrafted jewelry, I have now been in the business for over 20 years. My marketing endeavors began in 1985 when I exhibited in my first juried art show. Since then and until 2000, I exhibited in approximately 20-30 juried art shows per year. Since 1999 I have focused on marketing via the internet and found this to be a more effective method of exposing my work to people from all parts of the country and the world. By being a current member of Etsy I hope to even further advance that exposure.
During the 15 year span of exhibiting in art shows, I was honored with a number of awards in design and craftsmanship including "best of show", "honorary achievement", "gallery" and "top 10 artists" awards. My jewelry has been featured in publications including "Collectible Silver Jewelry", "Goodfellow's Catalog of Wonderful Things" and…
- Joined July 19, 2010