luvvinjewels' Profile

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I am a native of Memphis, Tennessee and enjoy gardening, sewing, and collecting. I love all things vintage and especially love salvaging old things and scavenging from the curb. I mostly rescue these items and find them new homes. When I can, I repurpose them into new things.

My favorite thing to make is my mosaic jewelry pictures. My avatar (shop picture) is a coffee pot picture I made for a friend. I love knowing I am giving new and beautiful life to old broken pieces of jewelry. Some of them cannot be used for anything else.

I love to work with "imperfect" items. I often include them in my merchandise. I subscribe to the Japanese philosophy of "Wabi sabi" - it sees beauty in the modest, earthy, humble and irregular. Beauty comes with the changes from age: cracks, worn spots and corrosion…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 3
  • Joined June 1, 2009

Favorite materials

vintage jewelry, beads, vintage fabrics, old cool elements to use in collages, buttons, lace, magazines from the 1950s, broken bits and pieces

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About

I am a native of Memphis, Tennessee and enjoy gardening, sewing, and collecting. I love all things vintage and especially love salvaging old things and scavenging from the curb. I mostly rescue these items and find them new homes. When I can, I repurpose them into new things.

My favorite thing to make is my mosaic jewelry pictures. My avatar (shop picture) is a coffee pot picture I made for a friend. I love knowing I am giving new and beautiful life to old broken pieces of jewelry. Some of them cannot be used for anything else.

I love to work with "imperfect" items. I often include them in my merchandise. I subscribe to the Japanese philosophy of "Wabi sabi" - it sees beauty in the modest, earthy, humble and irregular. Beauty comes with the changes from age: cracks, worn spots and corrosion.

I work full-time but enjoy selling my treasures part-time on Etsy.


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