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I've been making jewelry since I was a kid- I was always googly-eyed walking into a bead store and collected beads like other kids would collect stickers or matchbox cars.

As an adult, I returned to making jewelry when I was working on my Ph.D.- I needed to do SOMETHING that was creative and that was ANYTHING BUT running statistical analyses! Little did I know that creative escape would land me here (so happy to be here, by the way).

I love, love, love creating. I will go on benders when I am filling notepads with designs and can't wait until I have that precious time in the studio to try and realize my visions. It's thrilling to me to take a sketch and make it real, and even more rewarding when my work makes someone else feel just a bit more glamorous.

I'm really happy to…

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  • Joined May 21, 2009

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About

I've been making jewelry since I was a kid- I was always googly-eyed walking into a bead store and collected beads like other kids would collect stickers or matchbox cars.

As an adult, I returned to making jewelry when I was working on my Ph.D.- I needed to do SOMETHING that was creative and that was ANYTHING BUT running statistical analyses! Little did I know that creative escape would land me here (so happy to be here, by the way).

I love, love, love creating. I will go on benders when I am filling notepads with designs and can't wait until I have that precious time in the studio to try and realize my visions. It's thrilling to me to take a sketch and make it real, and even more rewarding when my work makes someone else feel just a bit more glamorous.

I'm really happy to say that the silver and 14K gold that I use in my designs come from reclaimed metal. I also use eco-friendly metalsmithing practices in my studio.

I love to design pieces with clean lines and a modern feel, and then to create interest by mixing metals and textures. I'm constantly working on new designs, so be sure to come back often!

Want to see lemonade handamde in person? Visit www.lemonadehandmade.com for a full list of retailers.


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