Close

moxiedesigns' Profile

About

[ New Shop Policies page! Click the link to the right for important information. ]

Ever since I was nine years old, I have been enthralled by making jewelry. I started with fishing line, giant plastic faceted beads and handmade business cards and brochures advertising "Jaimee's Jewelry™" to the neighbors. When I was in middle school, I got into beadweaving. In college, I tried my hand at making hemp necklaces and found that I couldn't really stop. My supplies occasionally threaten to take over my teeny apartment, but my husband is a crafty guy too & is very understanding.

Most of my work is technically macramé. I use knots to create the majority of my designs. But I have a hard time using this term to describe my work because most people instantly visualize scary hairy wall-hangings left over from the 70s. So I generally use the term…

Read more

  • Female
  • Born on December 29
  • Joined March 25, 2007

Favorite materials

hemp, leather, glass, silver, ribbon, beads, nylon, cord, copper, brass, gemstones

Shop

About

[ New Shop Policies page! Click the link to the right for important information. ]

Ever since I was nine years old, I have been enthralled by making jewelry. I started with fishing line, giant plastic faceted beads and handmade business cards and brochures advertising "Jaimee's Jewelry™" to the neighbors. When I was in middle school, I got into beadweaving. In college, I tried my hand at making hemp necklaces and found that I couldn't really stop. My supplies occasionally threaten to take over my teeny apartment, but my husband is a crafty guy too & is very understanding.

Most of my work is technically macramé. I use knots to create the majority of my designs. But I have a hard time using this term to describe my work because most people instantly visualize scary hairy wall-hangings left over from the 70s. So I generally use the term 'knotwork' because I think that defines what I do pretty accurately & doesn't really carry such musty connotations.

My jewelry is, for the moment, a part-time business. Full-time, I teach a classroom of preschoolers with autism. I love my work and find it rewarding but stressful at times. I'm also pursuing my M.Ed. Making jewelry is a huge stress relief for me and helps me to be better at the work that I do with these kids.

Please keep in mind as you browse that all monitors display colors a little differently, so the item you receive may not look *exactly* as it does in the photo. My photos are carefully shot to ensure the best color representation and consistency. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

Unfollow username?

Are you sure you want to stop following this person?