Nancy Hoyt's Profile
Jewelry making has been my absolute passion for 39 years. I believe I was born with an innate desire to create. If you were to ask my parents you would find that as a child, I was always captivated by art and delighted in discovering new ways to create it. When I discovered working with metal and jewelry, I was hooked for life!
I love to create, but I also love the idea that I am making a lasting piece of art jewelry. It may become a treasured and symbolic piece for the wearer to be enjoyed for years.
My inspiration mostly comes from the natural world. I love figures, faces, leaves and spirals. One of my favorite things to see on a hike is the unfurling of a brand new fern frond.
I started making metal jewelry in high school and continued studying "Jewelry and Metalsmithing" in college; graduating with a fine arts degree from University of Oregon. After…
- Born on September 15
- Joined October 7, 2011