Rachael Brooke Winkley's Profile
Hello, I'm Rachael Brooke Winkley and I’ve been hawking my handcrafted jewelry work since 1998 at art fairs, retail shows and wholesale to stores and galleries. I've taught jewelry making classes at bead shops, galleries and art centers, too. In June 2010, I created my Vintage Metals Collection which features jewelry hand cut from antique, vintage or simply second-hand tea, candy & tobacco tins; aluminum kitchenware; and other metal objects. I also make the ear wires & clasps from 100% recycled sterling silver wire. I've always enjoyed the challenge of reusing objects in my work and home life, but the vintage tin jewelry is the most fun I've had doing it.
My boyfriend, Guy, and I are flea market and estate sale junkies. I'm always in search of tins and he's a passionate fountain pen collector and user. My daughter, Bella, also loves the thrill of thrifting and has become an expert haggler. Of…
- Born on April 11
- Joined November 24, 2009
- Rachael Brooke Winkley