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LT's Expressions has been providing quality Beaded Jewelry, Bead Art and Handmade Lampworked Beads since our founding in 1994 (first as LT’s Treasures, and now as LT’s Expressions).
Honoring her ancestry is a major motivation and inspiration for Stacy Braiuca's glass art. As an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she is a self-proclaimed "Potawatomi Girl Playing with Fire". This phrase is a lighthearted twist on the Potwatomi's place as Keepers of the Ceremonial Fire for the nations of the Potawatomi, the Odawa, and the Ojibwe. Stacy is quite serious though about not only her ancestry, but her glass, and considers each piece she creates a personification of her thoughts and prayers for the eventual recipient. As the daughter of a quilter and granddaughter of several artists, she has been creating seed bead art since she was a child, and flameworked glass art since 2004. By profession, Stacy is a Licensed…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 21
  • Joined December 9, 2005

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glass, lampwork, silver, beads, seedbeads, leather, fabric, copper, metal, jewelry, cording, vinyl decals

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About

LT's Expressions has been providing quality Beaded Jewelry, Bead Art and Handmade Lampworked Beads since our founding in 1994 (first as LT’s Treasures, and now as LT’s Expressions).
Honoring her ancestry is a major motivation and inspiration for Stacy Braiuca's glass art. As an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she is a self-proclaimed "Potawatomi Girl Playing with Fire". This phrase is a lighthearted twist on the Potwatomi's place as Keepers of the Ceremonial Fire for the nations of the Potawatomi, the Odawa, and the Ojibwe. Stacy is quite serious though about not only her ancestry, but her glass, and considers each piece she creates a personification of her thoughts and prayers for the eventual recipient. As the daughter of a quilter and granddaughter of several artists, she has been creating seed bead art since she was a child, and flameworked glass art since 2004. By profession, Stacy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and currently works as the Program Director for the Heart of America Indian Center, the regional resource for Native Americans in Missouri and Kansas. Stacy often combines her experience as an artist and her social work to teach relaxation and stress reduction through the arts to her clients.

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