Ina Crowe's Profile

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Welcome to Paper Jewelry. I have always loved to make things, especially from paper. As a child, I made doll furniture out of cereal boxes, hats and dress-up clothes from newspapers and grocery bags, and I glued or sewed anything that I could make stick together.

I wanted to make jewelry from recycled paper to increase awareness for the need for recycling. After many experiments and duds, I learned to create the wearable art you see here in my Etsy store. I create each piece myself through a 40-step process, using recycled and handmade papers, and I use acid-free and eco-friendly glues and finishes. Beads are added for a classic touch. I like to create colorful paper jewelry that is well designed, simplistic, durable, and is appropriate for any occasion. It is unbelievably light weight. Ear wires are sterling silver and 14K gold fill…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 22
  • Joined August 27, 2009

Favorite materials

paper, handmade paper, color of all kinds, fabric, art

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About

Welcome to Paper Jewelry. I have always loved to make things, especially from paper. As a child, I made doll furniture out of cereal boxes, hats and dress-up clothes from newspapers and grocery bags, and I glued or sewed anything that I could make stick together.

I wanted to make jewelry from recycled paper to increase awareness for the need for recycling. After many experiments and duds, I learned to create the wearable art you see here in my Etsy store. I create each piece myself through a 40-step process, using recycled and handmade papers, and I use acid-free and eco-friendly glues and finishes. Beads are added for a classic touch. I like to create colorful paper jewelry that is well designed, simplistic, durable, and is appropriate for any occasion. It is unbelievably light weight. Ear wires are sterling silver and 14K gold fill.

I share my home with my cat, Mr. Hobbs. He watches every move I make as I cut and glue. He knows all the secrets, but so far he isn't talking.

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