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Really, NeckWreaths are the reason I'm even making jewelry today. The story goes something like this: I was an commercial interior designer for many years. Then I had a baby and moved from Boston to Baltimore. In Baltimore I freelanced, but my heart might not really have been in my work because, well, it was at home with my babies. At the same time, the graphic computer skills quickly becoming necessary to do the job I had done by hand for years were passing me by. My jobs got smaller and before I knew it, it was time to decide what was next.
Hmmm, Feng Shui? Check, been there, did that!
Start a design business? Been there, did that.
Make jewelry? Doing that now because my friend, Susie, empowered me to take some time for myself and...play. Who are we if we forget how to play creatively? We stamped clothes, took classes and imagined what we might want to wear and how we…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 20
  • Joined March 9, 2009

Favorite materials

graphic beads, fibers, wire, metal, color

About

Really, NeckWreaths are the reason I'm even making jewelry today. The story goes something like this: I was an commercial interior designer for many years. Then I had a baby and moved from Boston to Baltimore. In Baltimore I freelanced, but my heart might not really have been in my work because, well, it was at home with my babies. At the same time, the graphic computer skills quickly becoming necessary to do the job I had done by hand for years were passing me by. My jobs got smaller and before I knew it, it was time to decide what was next.
Hmmm, Feng Shui? Check, been there, did that!
Start a design business? Been there, did that.
Make jewelry? Doing that now because my friend, Susie, empowered me to take some time for myself and...play. Who are we if we forget how to play creatively? We stamped clothes, took classes and imagined what we might want to wear and how we could make it. In the end, Susie, who is authentically creative in all aspects of her life, is developing a people oriented business while I have been making jewelry every waking hour that I'm not doing something else I should be doing and sometimes even when I am.
I haven't really made my point about NeckWreaths yet, or have I? Well, the gist of it is, if you make something, if you love making it and if others love it, too, it's not hard to get hooked!

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