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My name is Katie and I live in St. Petersburg, FL with my husband Justin and my two cats, Nikko and Casper.

My background is graphic design. I went to Kendall College of Art and Design in Michigan. While there, I took a continuing education class on metalsmithing. I loved it! It was just a hobby at the time. I picked it back up about 5 years later when I moved down to FLorida. I have always loved jewelry and silver in specific. Since about 7th grade, I have always had my fingers adorned my several of favorite rings.

Every piece is hand made and usually cut from sheet metal. I love the handmade look and like to make my pieces look even more rustic sometimes with a hammer or oxidation (black patina). Very rarely do I polish my creations to a high shine although lately, I have been liking…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 20
  • Joined January 8, 2009

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sterling silver, brass, crystal, stones

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About

Hello!

My name is Katie and I live in St. Petersburg, FL with my husband Justin and my two cats, Nikko and Casper.

My background is graphic design. I went to Kendall College of Art and Design in Michigan. While there, I took a continuing education class on metalsmithing. I loved it! It was just a hobby at the time. I picked it back up about 5 years later when I moved down to FLorida. I have always loved jewelry and silver in specific. Since about 7th grade, I have always had my fingers adorned my several of favorite rings.

Every piece is hand made and usually cut from sheet metal. I love the handmade look and like to make my pieces look even more rustic sometimes with a hammer or oxidation (black patina). Very rarely do I polish my creations to a high shine although lately, I have been liking that look as well. Crystals, rough stones and semi precious gems are my favorite compliments to the metals I use.

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