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Hello and welcome to my store! I'm an IT support specialist retired from public schools and large corporate conglomerates. No, I'm not sixty. I've just found a new passion. Plus I can't outsource myself :-).

Did I mention I love glass? I've been a glass enthusiast for fifteen years. I currently spend the bulk of my time creating jewelry, but i have sold wine bottle cheese trays, plates and vases at local art venues. I love creating with fused glass. I especially love the way beauty shines through after grinding away excess fused glass. It's like uncovering buried treasure.

You'll notice on my necklaces and bracelets that I love beads as much as I love glass. I use the ancient Japanese weaving technique called Kumihimo because it's sturdy and beautiful. I use seed beads that compliment the vibrant colors in the fused glass beads and pendants…

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  • Joined January 12, 2012

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Fusible glass in COE 90, COE 96 fusible glass, C Lon nylon thread, size 8 beads, size 11 beads, sterling silver clasps, gold plated clasps, jump rings, and end caps, Zap jewelry adhesive, Hang Your Glass fused glass adhesive, sterling silver plated bails, gold plated bails

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About

Hello and welcome to my store! I'm an IT support specialist retired from public schools and large corporate conglomerates. No, I'm not sixty. I've just found a new passion. Plus I can't outsource myself :-).

Did I mention I love glass? I've been a glass enthusiast for fifteen years. I currently spend the bulk of my time creating jewelry, but i have sold wine bottle cheese trays, plates and vases at local art venues. I love creating with fused glass. I especially love the way beauty shines through after grinding away excess fused glass. It's like uncovering buried treasure.

You'll notice on my necklaces and bracelets that I love beads as much as I love glass. I use the ancient Japanese weaving technique called Kumihimo because it's sturdy and beautiful. I use seed beads that compliment the vibrant colors in the fused glass beads and pendants. It's so much fun! I've even got my Mom hooked on Kumihimo. Many necklaces in my shop are her wonderful creations!

Feel encouraged to comment on any aspect of my work, store or policies. I will respond accordingly....after I'm done surfing Etsy, of course!

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