Lauren R.'s Profile

About

I'm a part-time jeweler, New Yorker, lover of good books, horses, dogs, great food, traveling, drawing, shopping (and now selling) on Etsy! My shop is named Wandering Laur because I love to travel and explore, and the cultures and places that I discover around the world continue to influence the pieces that I create.

My inspiration comes from all over- the streets of New York, the beach where I grew up, the places I’ve visited and people I’ve met, glimpses of nature, saturated color, movement, and especially vintage pieces, which I love to deconstruct to create something simultaneously modern and a little nostalgic. I love taking bits of vintage chains and antique unloved beads that I’ve discovered, and putting them together in original ways to create something new and beautiful. Lately I can't stop taking pieces of gorgeous sea glass and figuring out how to turn it into…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 2
  • Joined April 17, 2010

Favorite materials

Vintage chains, especially textured and enamel chains discovered at antique shows, sea glass found by my mom and I on the beach in Rockaway, New York, antique lampwork beads, semiprecious stones, rhinestones

Shop

WanderingLaur
Handpainted seaglass found on Rockaway...

About

I'm a part-time jeweler, New Yorker, lover of good books, horses, dogs, great food, traveling, drawing, shopping (and now selling) on Etsy! My shop is named Wandering Laur because I love to travel and explore, and the cultures and places that I discover around the world continue to influence the pieces that I create.

My inspiration comes from all over- the streets of New York, the beach where I grew up, the places I’ve visited and people I’ve met, glimpses of nature, saturated color, movement, and especially vintage pieces, which I love to deconstruct to create something simultaneously modern and a little nostalgic. I love taking bits of vintage chains and antique unloved beads that I’ve discovered, and putting them together in original ways to create something new and beautiful. Lately I can't stop taking pieces of gorgeous sea glass and figuring out how to turn it into the fun, most awesome piece of jewelry it can be. My jewelry is eclectic, whimsical, and natural. I hope it makes you as happy as it has made me to create it!

Visit my other profile at Wanderinglaurshop.

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