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Hello! My name is Tiffany Krizo, owner and designer of Knotty & Nyce. I have been tying intricate knots for about 12 years now. I spend a lot of time studying vintage macrame texts, modern micro-macrame, Cavandoli knotting, Japanese Kumihimo braiding, and continue to experiment to create fun, interesting, and captivating pieces.

Knotting is a very meditative thing. Trying new designs, knot combinations, new cords, and patterns for multitudes of beautiful beads challenges my creative side and gives me exciting new projects to work on.

My favorite part about designing jewelry would have to be getting new beads and collecting stone cabochons. Looking at new pieces and seeing new pieces of art while looking is truly fun. I love the way that the fibers start to weave themselves together in my mind before I actually even put bead to cord so to…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 2
  • Joined August 14, 2009

Favorite materials

Hemp cord, nylon c lon cord, waxed linen, satin rattail, gemstones, dichroic and lampwork glass, Czech glass, Swarovski crystals, seed beads, specialty beads, shell and wood beads, and anything that glows in the dark

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About

Hello! My name is Tiffany Krizo, owner and designer of Knotty & Nyce. I have been tying intricate knots for about 12 years now. I spend a lot of time studying vintage macrame texts, modern micro-macrame, Cavandoli knotting, Japanese Kumihimo braiding, and continue to experiment to create fun, interesting, and captivating pieces.

Knotting is a very meditative thing. Trying new designs, knot combinations, new cords, and patterns for multitudes of beautiful beads challenges my creative side and gives me exciting new projects to work on.

My favorite part about designing jewelry would have to be getting new beads and collecting stone cabochons. Looking at new pieces and seeing new pieces of art while looking is truly fun. I love the way that the fibers start to weave themselves together in my mind before I actually even put bead to cord so to speak.

Nature is what drives me to create. Sometimes seeing the way things intertwine in the great outdoors will give me an idea about how to create a pattern that can represent that natural element. Using natural gemstones, wood, shell, and glass helps to accentuate my work, while still giving it an earthy feel.

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