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For several years I made pieces on a regular basis: for myself, giving them as gifts, and sometimes on commission. Before and during art school I continued to make jewelry, write, and pursue photography (my major). After graduation the need to support myself took over and except for writing, I stopped. Work became more involved and I hit a major creative block.

Using shopping as therapy for some really tough jobs, I cultivated an eye for great pieces while searching through thrift stores. Friends and colleagues complimented me on the jewelry I found, usually from the fifties through the early eighties.

A couple of years ago I started to do something I have grown to love and which has re-energized my creativity. I knew I needed to start making things again, so I decided to turn that and my love of thrifting into a business…

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  • Joined January 18, 2008

About

For several years I made pieces on a regular basis: for myself, giving them as gifts, and sometimes on commission. Before and during art school I continued to make jewelry, write, and pursue photography (my major). After graduation the need to support myself took over and except for writing, I stopped. Work became more involved and I hit a major creative block.

Using shopping as therapy for some really tough jobs, I cultivated an eye for great pieces while searching through thrift stores. Friends and colleagues complimented me on the jewelry I found, usually from the fifties through the early eighties.

A couple of years ago I started to do something I have grown to love and which has re-energized my creativity. I knew I needed to start making things again, so I decided to turn that and my love of thrifting into a business.

Sci-fi, especially movies and television series, influences my designs as well as nature and retro styles from the sixties through the early eighties. I love black, silver, iridescence, and blue, however the vintage pieces can be anything that catches my eye.

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