Christine Gable Epstein's Profile
When my sisters and I were little, our grandmother used to make clothes for our dolls. Together we would comb through fabric scraps, lace, rick-rack and odd buttons, out of which would come marvelous little dresses. The magic of "from nothing into something" really made an impression on me. Coming from a family of seamstresses means I have a love of anything tactile and a yen to do something useful with my hands.
A native of Pennsylvania, at 18 I left for New York City to study at the School of Visual Arts. Seeking further training, I went on to attend classes at the Revere Academy of Jewelry in San Francisco. Discovering sea glass on a barren beach during a chance trip was the moment my past met my future.
Authentic sea glass embodies the beauty in the ordinary and obsolete; discarded glass buffeted and softened by sand,…
- Joined July 28, 2007